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rowan

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Re: Salanova lettuce Questions
« Reply #15 on: 2018-10-24, 10:23:18 PM »
Unfortunately I think I am with oxbow on this one. Bagged salad mixes are much more likely to cause illness and a few ill people making the news gives all small farmers a bad rep.
Here in Aus you can't sell bagged salad without a registered kitchen and food handling courses.

I think this is getting of subject though.
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Re: Salanova lettuce Questions
« Reply #16 on: 2018-10-25, 11:09:25 AM »
Yes, we wandered off topic, and I helped.  According to the US patents most of the Salanova lettuce patents are expired or about to expire except for the one that was filed in 2013.  For Nicolas' purposes though it probably is more important what the status of the patents are in OZ. 

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Re: Salanova lettuce Questions
« Reply #17 on: 2018-10-26, 09:52:49 PM »
I tried Salanova lettuce in my low input vegetable garden and I was not impressed at all. Lower leaves quickly lose quality so the yield of good leaves when you harvest a head is very low. Other older varieties don't have this problem. Flavor is almost non-existent (though I prefer endive to lettuce so maybe that isn't surprising).

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Re: Salanova lettuce Questions
« Reply #18 on: 2018-10-29, 06:06:22 PM »
Are utility patents an American thing or an international thing?