This is continuing good news. We are on the way to back bred hybrids that will exhibit all the qualities of the original date palm. I have to believe that we are on the way to producing date forest throughout Israel and it will be welcomed by all.
One wonders what else may be discovered as well for plant species recovery. At least we now know to look carefully when archeology is been done. A two thousand year germination opens the door to almost everything that went extinct in the world of plants.
Even spores which we do know can survive opens the door to surprises. That means any dry cave with wind blown dust accumulating...
29 MARCH, 2015 - 22:43 APRILHOLLOWAY