In Search of the Mother Tree.

September 24, 2015 | Eric Hansen. aramcoworld.com

In 1957, a small experimental orchard in Chico, California distributed to commercial nut-growers a promising new variety of pistachio tree from Iran, called Kerman. The United States Department of Agriculture wanted to see how these Kerman trees might perform in the richly fertile Central Valley of California.

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