Monthly Archives: December, 2009

Interview With Noguchi Isao: A Passion For Biological Diversity

The Future of the Seed of Life (Part 1) (Part 2) In the early part of the 20th century, Japanese researchers were the first in the world to develop F1 hybrids of silkworms. This was done using a basic F1 … Read More

Posted December 25th, 2009 in Biodiversity, Food

Interview With Noguchi Isao: Why Do Old-Style Vegetables Taste Much Better!?


The Future of the Seed of Life (Part 1) (Part 2)  Noguchi Isao was born in the seed shop that his grandfather started. In this special 2-part interview Consumers Union of Japan highlights his efforts to share his wealth of … Read More

Posted December 16th, 2009 in Biodiversity, Food