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Re: CULT: Store bought irises

From: Gerry Snyder <gcsnyd@loop.com>

BKAntique@aol.com wrote:
> ....
> Here's a thought/question.  If memory serves me correctly, there is a patent
> system for roses and some other types of plants produced commercially.  Is
> there merit to introducing a "patent system" for irises?

Some garden, Schreiners as I recall, did it once, and it raised such a stink
that it has not been tried again.

I can't imagine a more effective way of messing up the main income source for
iris clubs.

I hope it doesn't happen in my time.

Gerry, with 2 Mesmerizers open
mailto:gcsnyd@loop.com    AIS Region 15
Warm, winterless Los Angeles
President of San Fernando Valley Iris Society
My work?  Helping generate data for http://www.jpl.nasa.gov/galileo

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