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Roger Bartlett Swain (born 5 February 1949) is an American botanist, television personality, science writer and journalist.
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- Doing your own gardening makes you much more aware of food cycles, what it takes to grow it, and what the range of food quality is.
- Van Tuyl, Laura (14 April 1989). "Why His Garden Grows. Food that's safe and superior to store-bought is one reason; history is another. Interview: Roger Swain of 'Victory Garden'". The Christian Science Monitor.
Field Days: Journal of an Itinerant Biologist (1983)
- When it comes to getting away, big pits are a handicap. A quarter-pound seed isn't going to be blown about by anything less than a hurricane, and in water an avocado pit sinks.
- All that we can say, looking at the avocado pit, is that whatever swallowed it must have been big. As big as those fossil skeletons staring out at us from behind the dusty glass of museum cases.