Re: [tomato] green zebra developer?

Margaret Lauterbach (
Wed, 17 Jan 2001 09:55:51 -0700

At 10:26 AM 1/17/01 -0500, you wrote:
>The dev and distribution and proper payment seems to be a major issue in the
>plant world.
>There is a Frank Garcia,  The developer
>of the Red Savina chile pepper that has a PVP on this plant and has limited
>distribution thru 2 seed suppliers.
>Must be a tough bus.  spending all those years developing something and just
>have it stolen from you.

IIRC, there's a major difference here, Byron. Wagner developed the Green 
Zebra tomato, Garcia discovered the Red Savina.  Garcia's making his money 
for a serendipitous find and post-discovery legal efforts.  Margaret L