Plant Crimes

How Lemons Led to the Rise of the Mob

October 14, 2019

In this episode, we learn how the biology of lemons, combined with the historic weakness of the Italian state, is tied to the rise of the Silician mafia. We’ll also learn about what it takes to grow lemon in present-day San Francisco. 

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