News & Blog – July 2018

Rare pear expedition bears fruit in Kyrgyzstan

Posted on by Tim Knight

  A new population of one of the world’s most endangered trees, the Bukharan pear, has been confirmed in a remote corner of Kyrgyzstan. The discovery of an estimated one hundred mature Pyrus korshinskyi in a single location provides a massive boost to the survival prospects of this species, which has virtually disappeared from most…