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Taming the wild huckleberry

Brace yourself. We're going to talk about something unsettling here in North Idaho -- domesticating the wild huckleberry. WSU researchers have set their sights on doing just that, a goal that has eluded plant scientists for decades. Becky Kramer/SR reports. (Q: Would you like to see the wild huckleberry domesticated?)

WSU researchers taming the wild huckleberry

Washington State University researchers are setting their sights on domesticating the wild huckleberry, a goal that has eluded plant scientists for decades. “We want a huckleberry plant that produces like a blueberry without sacrificing the fruit’s flavor,” said Amit Dhingra, an associate professor in WSU’s College of Agriculture.

Scientists hope new research on pot will aid those with anxiety, PTSD

One marijuana bud smelled like citrus, the other had a musky scent. During a Friday morning tour of Grower George in Spokane Valley, Brandon Powell invited visitors to contrast the differing scents of two varieties of marijuana. Girl Scout Cookies, the musky-smelling variety, has anti-inflammatory properties, Powell said.