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Haworthia, why controversy?

An Approximation of a Series of seven presentations given during the course of a short visit to U.S.A. June 1998 by M. Bruce Bayer. The title of the talk(s) was given as, “Haworthia, why controversy?” I have come to the … Continue reading

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Beware of the dog

M.B.Bayer 99-03-26 The title of this article could also be “Haworthia is people”, but titles are difficult. This one is prompted by an article I saw in Readers Digest. The article was about the impact of the (in?)famous Kinsey Report … Continue reading

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South Africa – March 1999

With very little planning I found myself on my way back to South Africa for my third visit. A hole had opened up in my schedule on very short notice. Coincidentally I had been corresponding with Bruce Bayer about a … Continue reading

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Haworthia as a problem genus

Bruce Bayer, PO Box 960, 7579 Kuilsriver. I often wonder why I have written and still continue to write about Haworthia. The plants have had a special fascination for me since childhood, but it is not that I really enjoy … Continue reading

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South Africa – July 2000

It’s Sunday July 2 in Johannesburg, and I’m just off the plane from New York. I’ll spend Monday consulting at an international pharmaceutical company. One of the advantages of my work is that travel is a paid expense. After completeing … Continue reading

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