Hi Rich- here's a forward of a post from the Permaculture Newsgroup after I
copied and pasted the page on Quinoa...
"Janet Baraclough" <> wrote in message
> The message <ooTw9.7661$CC7.53505187@...>
> from "Graham Burnett" <grahamburmett@...> contains these
> > There's also this from Plants For A Future's database...
> > http://www.comp.leeds.ac.uk/cgi-bin/pfaf/arr_html?Chenopodium+quinoa
> > Chenopodium quinoa (snip)
> > The plant prefers light (sandy), medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils
> > requires well-drained soil. The plant prefers acid, neutral and basic
> > (alkaline) soils and can grow in very alkaline and saline soils.It
> > requires moist soil....
> Well which does it "prefer"....light or heavy; sandy or clay; acid or
> neutral or alkaline? Does it require well drained, or moist soil?
> Can the Leeds author distinguish an arse from an elbow, one wonders?
Blimey you mean somebody actually READS that stuff I copy and paste!! Well
done! The 'Leeds author' was probably Ken Fern, however I think I might just
pass your comment back to the PFAF yahoo list and see if they can spin
doctor their way out of that colemanballism....