Re: Red Iris
> WNYIS has a member who teaches biology and such at Canisius College
> talk to us about gene splicing. He said that with not too much work,
> the marker for red (geranium??) can be transferred to the iris.
> When asked why this work does not proceed, he said, merely because
> there is no money for that kind of research. It could be done, if
> the interest was there and if grant monies from some source were available.
Carolyn, Not sure if you have heard that Cooley's are actively pursuring
a red iris. They have a grant with Oregon State University to make this
happen. If anyone, they have the resources and financing to *make it
so*. Maybe the *Maytag Red* won't be far off. Want to call Cooley's
and suggest a name!