Pollination

This is about the relationship between flower structure and pollination efficiency. It also includes reproductive costs and success.

Marking Daffodil Crosses

April 22, 2013
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Here are some photos of the hang tags (fluorescent merchandise string tags) in place on developing seed pods. I like to use the highly visible fluorescent tags as they can…

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Pollen Questions

March 21, 2013
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DaffNet has a new member who, after reading Kirby’s note about gifting Graham Phillips with the pollen from ‘Millenium Orange’,  has a couple questions for those who hybridize. As Mark…

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Two different clones of N. tazetta

February 19, 2013
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Here are two tazetta clones from Mallorca. The pollen volume of the second one is about twice the volume of the first one. The stomata of the second one are…

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N. assoanus with many unreduced pollen grains

January 27, 2013
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Larry and all, My best seedlings exist in my imagination only , whereas Brian’s are reality. The two N. assoanus from Villarluengo in the pictures are flowering in my greenhouse.…

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Pollen Volume and Chromosome Content of Daffodils; Possibilities for hybridizing 2

January 1, 2013
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I have some new results for pollen volumes and chromosome contents of daffodils as a pdf-document. The results are integrated into my paper from February 2012. Perhaps some hybridizers may…

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Looking at Pollen

December 8, 2012
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Harold, The two bigger pollen grains of your photo could be viable and perhaps unreduced or unreduced and doubled. The method of causing the pollen to sprout, and examining it under a microscope…

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