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Re: Registering

It doesn't matter who or why did it its done. Lets not use it as a club.

At 11:01 PM 9/20/99 EDT, you wrote:
>In a message dated 9/20/1999 9:41:06 PM Central Daylight Time, 
>chick@bridgewoodgardens.com writes:
><<  Registering
> has no effect on the cost of the plant because the people who determine the
> price, the buyers and the sellers, do not consider registration as a factor.
> Supply and demand determine price and registration does not affect either.
>  >>
> I hate to be nasty BUT----Chick is absolutely right. The only thing that 
>registration accomplishes is to give the registrar something to do and to 
>give the AHS a reason for paying him. I keep telling you all ==THE REGISTRAR 
>WILL REGISTER ANYTHING as long as you send in that info and the money.
>Registration does not mean a hosta is a worthy garden plant. It does not 
>protect the registrant===someone could register the identical plant under 
>another name.
>Also, many of the registrations have absolutely no information that is
>to anyone. Look at them: See how many are described as Tokudama x
>(or vice versa);OR Pedigree (Parentage) Unknown.
>The whole scheme of getting the AHS to be the International Registration 
>Authority (forgive me Roger Bowden), was the brainchild of R. Olson. He 
>simply wanted to put another scalp on his belt.
>Clyde Crockett z5 
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Butch Ragland So. Indiana zone 5

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