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American plant patent law states that you cannot VEGETATIVELY propagate a patented plant without the patentholder's permission. This does not prevent you from creating a new cultivar via the "old-fashioned" way. BUT HUGE CAVEAT! If the patented plant is genetically modified, then you cannot include the modifications in the child plant, even if that plant ...


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OK I am not a lawyer but I'm a sucker for an interesting question, so continuing on the hypothetical in a Canadian context ... The Canadian law statute is available for anyone to read. The intention is to make it difficult for people to steal the hard work of others and give breeders temporary protection from competition. Investing millions to attempt a ...


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I just want to add those little tiny black dots inside store bought varieties are seeds, I scooped some out and planted them in a pot , it took months of watering but I now have a banana plant. Mind you i planted several and have only one plant. So they are seeds but its luck of draw and most are probably not viable, surely due to the extreme modifications ...


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Gus, my guess is that at some point your roots ran out of oxygen in the water. Here's a story - you have a fixed amount of water and suppose it is well oxygenated, unlikely but possible. While the plant root volume is small the air lasts a long time, but as the roots grow larger they eat that O2 at an accelerating rate. Then a point comes where there is no ...


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all of the seeds not labeled as rose, look like some sort of muskmelon... no real way to identify them until you plant them and see what grows.


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