06 Aug '12, 3pm

a "deodorized"

Enlarge momovieman /Flickr.com Durians for sale at a Singapore market. momovieman /Flickr.com Durians for sale at a Singapore market. To lovers of the world's most odoriferous fruit, something doesn't smell right in Thailand's durian country, where a fruit breeder with the Horticulture Research Institute is in the midst of creating a line of durian varieties that lacks what some say is the most intriguing aspect of this large and spiky, creamy-fleshed tree fruit — its smell. Dr. Songpol Somsri has spent 25 years trying to eliminate the durian fruit's renowned gym socks-and-gasoline stench. He has crossed 90-plus durian varieties and, with a discerning nose, selected their offspring. Generation by generation, he has bred away the odor. And he thinks he's close to putting it on the market. When NPR last checked in with scientist Songpol Somsri, back in 2007, he had just intr...

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You could call the durian the dividing line of the fruit world. On one side, you have its proponents, die-hard devotees wh...

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Durian: King of Fruits or Smelly Feet? (our indigenous fruit of the week!)

Durian: King of Fruits or Smelly Feet? (our ind...

blogs.worldwatch.org 06 Aug '12, 11am

Native to tropical Southeast Asia, the durian fruit has been described by some as having an odor and taste ranging from fr...

NEWS: A genetically modified non-stinky durian may be released on Thai market... sacrilege? soon

NEWS: A genetically modified non-stinky durian ...

coconutsbangkok.com 09 Aug '12, 2am

Fans of the spiky and creamy fruit are in disagreement as to whether the new and improved “stink-free” durian should be su...

Deodorizing smelly durian fruit

smartbrief.com 07 Aug '12, 7pm

Scientist Songpol Somsri has spent 25 years cross-breeding Thailand's native durian fruit hoping to eliminate its pungent ...

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My exploration of Singapore's Durian culture has brought me to this season's finale with the discovery of Singapore's very...

How to lose your durian virginity quickly and painlessly

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cnngo.com 05 Aug '12, 5am

We see you at the mall. We see you on the train to work. You lurk in our neighborhood, pushing grocery carts up and down t...