hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
Gallery of Plants
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Mailing Lists
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
New Trillium species discovered

Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

RSS story archive

Re: native North American aroids

Hello all Aroid Friends,
Has anyone heard or has information on the following---I have heard that the
USDA has deemed Colocasia AND CALADIUM 'bad' genera and has/will ban their
import starting next May??   This has been bantered around here in Florida
for a while, a T`dadian friend was trying to import eddoes a couple of years
ago, and the growers here in Florida made the USDA stop him importing,
claiming it hurt their buisness, and that it may introduce pests.   Then I
heard they were working on banning the import of all Colocasia and
Caladiums, and just this week I heard that it has passed and will be
implemented early next year!
This is BAD news IF it is true, and I wonder if anyone can confirm it, and
if anything can now be done to 'fight' it?

 © 1995-2017 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement
Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index