Monthly Archives: February 2016

Antioxidants +

A lot of research on berries over the past few years has emphasized their antioxidant potential. There is a lot more to berries than simply antioxidant activity, and this abstract hints that one of the most abundant flavonoids in Alaska berries especially lingonberries, does a lot more. Mitochondria are the powerhouses of cells. Respiration and energy production occur in these organelles. Quercetin apparently has a huge influence on activity in this part of the cell. Go lingonberries! Check out the entire article although you will have to find a library with free copies to this journal. A single article is expensive.


New book on Alaska Soil Analysis

If you are interested in learning more about what all those numbers mean when you take a soil sample and get a bazillion numbers back that are pretty confusing, this book explains them all in great detail. Want to be a good grower? Then you must be good at managing soils.

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