Ginseng. It’s all the thing.

January 17, 2020 Blog Environment

Ginseng. It’s all the thing.

This month National Geographic has a feature on ginseng emphasizing violence and crime. While theft is an important challenge, the plant faces many other challenges as well.  I have written a “top twenty” list explaining 20 of my favorite ginseng factoids. Please read my story on medium here.

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Landscapes like people get stressed.

Historically, open savannas and woodlands were largely maintained by periodic fire, which served to remove dense blankets of accumulated leaf litter from the ground and promote the growth of fire-adapted trees, such as shortleaf pine. Due to the loss of periodic fire, it is estimated that at least 90% of shortleaf pine-oak savanna has been lost.