Durian Trees Find a Home
In May, Rob and I visited Dr. Songpol Somsri at the Horticultural Research Center in Chanthaburi. The day we were there, the government bussed in farmers from the Nonthaburi province for a weekend seminar on durian grafting. The province had recently suffered from massive flooding, which killed nearly all of the durian trees.
The Horticultural Research Center also planted thousands of durian saplings, grafted from the varieties found in Nonthaburi. Yesterday the Bangkok Post announced that the baby trees we saw in the nursery are finally being planted.
Read the whole article at the Bangkok Post