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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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N. cantabricus from Spain x Emerald Sea

December 5, 2012
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Here are the first three seedlings of this cross flowering in the greenhouse. It  is a great surprise that the first and the second seedling produce some sprouting unreduced pollen.…

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New site

August 13, 2012
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You will find some information about hybridizing on my new site http://www.theo-sanders-daffodils.de. The document ‘Pollen Volume and Chromosome Content of Daffodils; Possibilities for hybridizing’ you perhaps already know. The other…

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Damage of daffodils by frost

August 5, 2012
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In an e-mail to Daffnet of April 9 I wrote that I lost many daffodils by frost. Now I have some further details, but the whole dimension of the damage…

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