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UPDATE 2018: THE MANGOES OF PAUL THOMSONS EDGEHILL ESTATE ARE ALIVE & WELL

Thomson began experimenting with rare fruits during the early 1950s after being stationed in San Diego. He and his wife, Helen, purchased five acres (2 ha) of land in Bonsall, California, in 1952.[2] The couple initially lived in a trailer on the land while they were building their home.[2] He began experimenting with tropical fruits and fruit trees that were usually found in climates warmer than that part of Southern California.[1] Thomson initially planted papayas, lychees, mangoes, longans and other tropical species on his new 5-acre (20,000 m2) farm.[1] However, most of his attempts to grow these fruits were a failure due to freezing temperatures during the winters.[1][2] For example, mangoes could not survive the winter climate in Bonsall.




Thomson decided to make another attempt at growing tropical fruits with a second farm in a different location. In 1962, Thomson purchased another small farm in Vista, California, and called it Edgehill.[2] 


His newest farm and orchard was only fi…

LOS CARTELES GRINGOS

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Recientes condenas muestran la existencia de poderosas organizaciones de narcotraficantes en Estados Unidos. Por ahora sólo se ve la punta del 'iceberg'.








LOS CARTELES GRINGOS


Cualquiera que haya sufrido en carne propia el 'rigor' de los aduaneros en los aeropuertos de entrada a Estados Unidos sabe que un alto número de colombianos, mexicanos y otros extranjeros son tratados en ese país como narcotraficantes hasta que demuestren lo contrario. 



Esa es una manifestación más de la tendencia estadounidense a considerar la droga como un problema externo, una conspiración internacional para sacar la mayor cantidad posible de dólares de un negocio ilegal aun a costa de socavar las bases de la sociedad norteamericana. 


Esa tendencia a culpar a otros, que existe gracias a que el gobierno federal no la desmiente en forma explícita, está siendo sin embargo rebatida por las autoridades judiciales.…

ISREALI PROGRAM INCREASE DENSITY & YIELD IN INDIA

https://m.timesofindia.com/city/bengaluru/indo-israeli-tie-up-increases-mango-produce-in-kolar/articleshow/64313233.cms
Israel is involved with India mango growers in a program that increases orchard density 10 fold from 60 trees per acre to 600.While approach increases yield, it decreases the lifespan of the average mango tree from 100 years down to 25 years.The Government of Israel has been assisting India for several years.