Lowell Catlett, agricultural economist and futurist.
Participants at the 20th International Pepper Conference, from left: Ed Curry, Curry Seed and Chile Co., Pearce, Ariz.; Benigno Villalón, Texas Agriculture Experiment Station (professor emeritus), Weslaco, Texas; Emma Villalón; Stephanie Walker, New Mexico State University, Las Cruces, N.M.; and Jerald Wheeler, ACRE Inc., Tucson, Ariz.
Carl Jones, pepper trait geneticist, Seminis-Monsanto, Woodland, Calif., examines plants at the Chile Pepper Institute’s Teaching and Demonstration Garden in Las Cruces, N.M.
The pepper is among many plants that pique consumer interest in the food supply.
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