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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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Little N. triandrus hybrids

December 8, 2012
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A possibility to get little N. triandrus hybrids is to cross N. triandrus pallidulus with Emerald Sea or other  viridiflorus hybrids. The size of the  fllowers in the picture is about 3 cm,…

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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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New viridiflorus hybrid

December 7, 2012
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The first seedling of (( Pontresina x ( Edna Earl x Rashee )) x N. viridiflorus flowers in the greenhouse. I think in the next year it will have more…

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