MULTILINGUAL MULTISCRIPT PLANT NAME
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Here are 3 examples of biodiversity within three well
known crops. To see a photo simply click on the name of your choice
and use the back button of your browser to come back here.
Cucurbits Copyrighted by David Cavagnaro,
(larger picture, will take longer to download) Copyrighted by J.
Postman, Tomatoes (larger picture, will
take longer to download) Copyrighted by Diggers Seeds.
Here are two examples of how this translates into
names of cultivars of pears, or
of pears. A further more revealing listing of
cultivars can be seen on the HSCA site, when one considers that
very few of those are known and handled in the commercial circuits
and that 99.9 % of those cultivars belong to only one species :
Solanum tuberosum L.This certainly illustrates
Try to identify as many species or cultivars or types as
possible in each photo.
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