Tag Archive: open-pollinated

Preventing GMO Contamination in Your Open-Pollinated Corn

'Hjerleid Blue' corn

By Tor Janson, SSE Assistant Curator and Steve Carlson, SSE Communications Coordinator A Promiscuous Pollinator Corn (Zea mays) is what we around here consider a ‘promiscuous pollinator.’ That’s ... Read More »

Debunking the Hybrid Myth

Navazio's workshop in the rain

At the Seed Savers Exchange Conference this summer, Dr. John Navazio 's talk, "Debunking the Hybrid Myth," laid out the hybrid vs. open-pollinated argument.  Here's a peek at John's speech, the whole ... Read More »

The difference between open-pollinated, heirloom, and hybrid seeds

holdingseeds

Deciding which seed to plant can be a daunting task, and the decision is often more complicated than simply trying to pick which beautiful tomatoes to grow. Among the more important decisions every ... Read More »

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