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What is the prevalence of mutagenic crops in conventional and organic farming?

I am curious to know what the prevalence of crops produced via mutagenic breeding is? Mutagenic breeding involves bombarding seeds with ionizing radiation (like X-Rays and gamma rays) to causing its ...
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If permaculture is a solution why are others holding back on making a contribution toward?

My point... conventional gardening, and conventional farming for that matter, is based on known systems that are failing the consumer and even the producers. Why are those failing systems continued to ...
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Permaculture and crop rotation?

In designing an allotment to fit in with permaculture principles how does crop rotation work with the 7 levels especially since canopy and sub canopy plants tend to be trees/shrubs. Should one not ...
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Growing and harvesting rattan

I have been harvesting and processing bamboo for crafts (mainly household items) and am interested in rattan, which is more flexible than bamboo and can be used where otherwise one might use plastic ...