RESOURCES

Over the years, we have found knowledgeable and helpful resources that we wish to share. We shall add to this list as new ones are brought to our attention.

NEW YORK GARLIC GROWING WORKSHOP - MARCH 2012


The Capital District Vegetable and Small Fruit Program Presents the 1st Annual Capital District Garlic School - sponsored by the Cornell University Cooperative Extension. The first garlic school will be held on March 26th , 10:15 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Albany County Extension office in Voohreesville (see attached flier). The next one will be held March 27th, in Jordan Hall in Geneva, NY from 10a.m.-2p.m., and the final one will be held in Ithaca at the Tompkins County CCE office on the 28th from 12 noon to 4 p.m. Featured speakers this year will be Dr. George Abawi with an update on Garlic Bloat Nematode, Dr. Steve Johnson of Maine’s Cooperative Extension talking about other disease we are seeing in garlic and about his tissue-culture clean seed program, and David Stern, president of the Garlic Seed Foundation, who will be involved in discussions of fertility, cultural practices, and more!

 

How Many Garlics Are There?

 

Bloat Nematode ALERT!
Stem & Bulb Nematode confirmed in NY State Garlic! This is a serious pest that can destroy your entire garlic crop. We must all take heed...

 

 

 

ATTRA (Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas)
Prepared garlic production packet available. They also will answer any question on sustainable agriculture. No charge

Appropriate Technology Transfer for Rural Areas
P.O. Box 3657
Fayetteville, AR 72702
phone: 800.346.9140
web: www.attra.org


Garlic Seed Foundation

Available to share information on production and consumption for all peoples.

Garlic Seed Foundation
c/o Rose Valley Farm
Rose, NY 14542-0149
phone: 315.587.9787
web: www.garlicseedfoundation.info


BIRC (Bio-Integral Resource Center)

Information on the use of garlic in pest control.
Note: Garlic Press #30

BIRC
Bio-Integral Resource Center
Box 7414
Berkley, CA 94707


Philipp Simon

Phil has worked on true seed production, the genetics and DNA of garlic, and journeyed to collect garlic around the world.

Philipp Simon
USDA-ARS
Dept. of Horticulture
UW - Madison, WI 53706
email: psimon@facstaff.wisc.edu


Organic Gardening
For many years OG has carried articles on the cultivation and use of garlic in the home garden. Some good, some humorous.
Note: Garlic Press #39

Organic Gardening
Rodale Press
33 E. Minor St.
Emmaus, PA 18098
web: www.organicgardening.com


Barbara Hellier and Rich Hannon
Curators of the USDA garlic collection that is located in Pullman and make plant material available to growers.

Barbara Hellier and Rich Hannon
USDA-ARS
Western Regional Plant Introduction Station
Pullman, WA 99164-6402
phone: 509.335.1502
web: www.ars-grin.gov/ars/PacWest/Pullman/


John Zandstra
John has conducted production research and worked in the Canadian garlic industry.

John Zandstra
Research Horticulturist
Ridgetown College, U. of Guelph
Ridgetown, Ontario, Canada NOP 2C0
phone: 519.674.1627
email: jzandstr@ridgetownc.uoguelph.ca


Peter Josling

GSF European contact

The Garlic Information Centre
Saberdene House
Church Road
Catsfield Battle, East Sussex UK TN339 DP


Maria Cantwell

CA garlic information

Maria Cantwell
Department of Vegetable Crops
UC Davis
Davis, CA 95616 USA


Dr. Gayle Volk
Long term garlic storage (at -200° C)

Dr. Gayle Volk
USDA-ARS
National Center for Genetic Resources Preservation
Fort Collins, CO 80521 USA


Eric Block, Ph.D.

Expert on sulfur chemistry

Dr. Eric Block
Chemistry Department
SUNY Albany
Albany, NY 12222 USA


Larry Lawson Ph.D.

Garlic and its effect on human body chemistry

Larry Lawson
Plant Bioactive
95 S. Mountainway Drive
Orem, UT 84085 USA


Seed Savers Exchange

Collectors and traders of plant materials

Seed Savers Exchange
3076 N. Winn Road
Delorah, Iowa 52101 USA


Ron Brammall Ph.D.

Garlic diseases

Ron Brammall
Brammall PhytoTech, Inc.
P.O. Box 48
Veness, Ontario Canada


Center for Rural Affairs

Preservation of rural America

Center for Rural Affairs
P.O. Box 406
Walthill, NE 68067 USA


Louis Van Deven

Garlic in antiquity

Louis Van Deven
P.O. Box 72
Carrollton, IL 62061 USA


Garlic Growers of Ontario (Canada)

Represents garlic industry in Ontario, publishers of the Garlic Grail

Garlic Growers of Ontario
38 Centre Street
Stratford, Ontario Canada N5A-IE3


Ted Maczka

International diplomat and expert on all facets of production and consumption of old stinky!

Ted Maczka
Fish Lake Garlic Research and Experiment Station
RR#2
Demcrestville, Ontario Canada KOK-IWO


Maria Jenderek

Work on true seed production in garlic in Southern CA.

Maria Jenderek
USDA-ARS-NPGS
National Arid Land Plant Genetic Resource Unit
9746 S. Zediker
Parlier, CA 93648 USA


Fred Crowe Ph.D.

Extension pathologist (white rot expert)

Fred Crowe
Central Oregon Research Station
850 N.W. Dogwood Lane
Madras, OR 97741 USA


John Swanson

Personal collector and self-taught botanist

John Swanson
1339 Swainwood Drive
Glenview, IL 60025 USA


Bill Randle Ph.D.

Extension agent in Vidalia Country

Bill Randle
Department of Horticulture
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602 USA


Please contact the GSF (Garlic Seed Foundation, Rose Valley Farm, Rose, NY 14542-0149) for garlic growers in your area. All land grant Universities have extension agents, pathologists, entomologists (etc.) available to all growers. Each state has a Horticulture Society, Association of Vegetable Growers, and Communities of Organic Producers available to assist you.

There is more information on the health effects of garlic that could ever be put in one place and the Web has many thousands of references using a search engine and key words: "garlic, cardiovascular", "garlic, cancer", etc.



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