Mandarin: The Original Sweet Citrus

In one of the previous articles introducing pomelo we talked about four original citrus fruits on the planet and here’s another one of them – the mandarin. Mandarin played a big role in hybridization as it is the only sweet citrus fruit out of all ‘original four citrus fruits.’ The mandarin orange is the most…

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Basswood Tree: The Bee Tree

As a little boy, I used to spend my weekends out and about as a boy scout and because of that, I learnt many practical skills (using difference parts of trees) – natural remedies, wood carving to name a couple. In the area I grew up, one of the most common trees is the Basswood…

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