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William S. Full Member

  • Botanist, gardener, and science teacher.
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Age:
N/A
Location:
Ronan, Montana
Favorite Crops:
Tomatoes, watermelons, corn, fava beans, moschata squash, maxima squash, pepo squash, flour corn, and sweet corn
Current Breeding Projects:
I am working on interspecies tomato crosses. Improving ultra-early tomatoes for direct seeding, disease resistant tomatoes, outcrossing tomatoes, squash, corn, parsnips, sunflower, watermelons, and salsify
Climate:
Northern Rockies, mountain valley, 3000 feet elevation.
Soil Type:
Glacial Lake Missoula lacustrian parent material (silty clay loam) mollisoil with a 7 inch plow layer and a 7 inch clay accumulation layer: some sand added in places with excellent results
Koppen zone:
Dfb Googled
Hardiness Zone:
USDA zone 6A
Date Registered:
2018-10-10, 03:59:44 PM
Local Time:
2022-07-02, 11:18:21 PM
Last Active:
Today at 08:08:46 PM
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Western Montana garden, glacial lake Missoula sediment lacustrian parent material and shallow 7" silty clay loam mollisoil topsoil sometimes with added sand in places. Zone 6A with 100 to 130 frost free days