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N. eugeniae

January 26, 2013
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Brian, Yes, we met there in 2011 and then went to Villarluengo and found nearby a very interesting type of N. assoanus. Here are some close-up pics of N. eugeniae. As…

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N. eugeniae

January 25, 2013
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In 2012 on March 25 I saw N. eugeniae at Valdelinares/Spain. One year before on March 21 there was no daffodil to be seen. Perhaps the first picture is suitable…

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Fertility of Hillstar x Emerald Sea and equivalent crosses

January 1, 2013
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Lawrence, You and John Hunter have much more experience with these crosses than I. Last year on September 20 I saw in John Hunter’s field many nearly ripe seeds on…

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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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N. cantabricus from Spain x Emerald Sea

December 23, 2012
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This is one of six seedlings which flowered till now from this cross in the greenhouse. It is seen in the pictures that the green colour diminishes a little when…

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N. cyclamineus x Emerald Sea

December 9, 2012
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I have only one seedling of this cross left which flowers in the greenhouse. Some hundreds were destroyed by frost outdoors before flowering. The seedling has no good form but  the potential of…

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