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Fake Pumpkin Seeds Give Farmers Real-Life Halloween Scare

By Asaree Thaitrakulpanich, Staff Reporter

 

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PHAYAO — The northern province of Phayao will be denied plump jack-o-lanterns this month after dozens of farmers said they were been conned into buying puny pumpkin seeds.

 

Saengjan Pankaew and about 40 other farmers gathered Wednesday at Phayao City Hall to protest Siam Star Seeds Company Ltd., which they say passed off strains of lower-grade pumpkin as a superior variety.

 

Full story: http://www.khaosodenglish.com/news/crimecourtscalamity/calamity/2018/10/17/fake-pumpkin-seeds-give-farmers-real-life-halloween-scare/

 
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Unfortunately seeds in Thailand are not the best - usually grow ok but germination rates often poor. Probably due to lack of cool storage.

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