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AFSRC Picture of the Week, June 4, 2007
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Potted Purslane

The Appalachian Farming Systems Research Center, in collaboration with Mountain State University, is researching, developing, and implementing new and improved techniques for the cultivation and production of herbal crops as medicinal botanicals. Purslane (Portulaca oleracea) is one of the plants being studied.

More information AFSRC’s Medicinal Botanical Production and Processing program is available here.

Photo by Dale Ritchey

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Last Modified: 6/4/2007
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