Fields flooded from overnight rains at Daocheng [Rubu], 1998

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
September 14, 2018

Fields flooded from overnight rains at Daocheng [Rubu], 1998

Fields flooded from overnight rains at Daocheng [Rubu], 1998

Fields flooded from overnight rains at Daocheng [Rubu], 1998 Photograph by David E. Boufford, (1941- ) Rubu, Daocheng Xian, Sichuan Sheng, China July 6, 1998 A larger version of this image is available in Hollis Images. David Boufford is a Senior Research Scientist at Harvard University Herbaria, a visiting scientist at the Arnold Arboretum, and […]

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Notes on late-hanging crabapples

by William (Ned) Friedman, Director of the Arnold Arboretum
December 21, 2015

Notes on late-hanging crabapples

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Sooty blotch and fly speck – sounds bad, doesn’t it? While supermarkets encourage the worship of seemingly “perfect” blemish-free apples, the “imperfect” are often far more interesting. Weird shapes, surficial scars, and even a coating of fungi may have little or no effect on flavor. Recently, I have been enjoying the late-hanging fruits, in their […]

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