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William S. Full Member

  • Botanist, gardener, and preservice science teacher.
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41
Age:
N/A
Location:
Ronan, Montana
Favorite Crops:
Tomatoes, watermelons, corn, California chia, miner's lettuce, 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, squash, corn, california chia, miners lettuce, parsnips, carrots, sunflower, dahlia, watermelons, salsify, and cucumber.
Climate:
Northern Rockies, mountain valley, 3000 feet elevation.
Soil Type:
Glacial Lake Missoula lacustrian parent material (silt and clay) 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:
2021-01-16, 02:27:28 PM
Last Active:
Today at 01:24:16 PM
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Western Montana garden, glacial lake Missoula sediment lacustrian silty clay mollisoil sometimes with added sand in places. Zone 6A with 100 to 130 frost free days