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New tetraploid Narcissus jonquilla henriquesii

July 6, 2016
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N. jonquilla henriquesii has been transformed from diploid to tetraploid. The pollen volume of the tetraploid plant is about two times bigger than that of the diploid plant and the pollen…

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Some crosses with diploid tazettas and their fertility

June 18, 2016
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Crosses of different  diploid and tetraploid poeticus varieties with N. tazetta were made before 1906 and 1930 especially in the Netherlands from J.B. van der Schoot. To the first group…

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Hillstar x N. cyclamineus

June 5, 2016
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This is a better picture of Figure 3 (Hillstar x N. cyclamineus) of my article “Narcissus cyclamineus crosses and their fertility”. It is made in this spring at the field…

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Spanish Fiesta

June 2, 2016
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Does anyone know where I can buy some bulbs of Spanish Fiesta? I would like to use it for some crosses with species. Theo

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N. viridiflorus seedling from Leenen

February 5, 2016
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  One of the new viridiflorus seedlings from Leenen with nearly constant colour and temporary reflex of the petals. It has no pollen fertility. Theo

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Narcissus cyclamineus crosses and their fertility

February 3, 2016
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  The plants in the pictures are composed of one-third standard daffodil, one-third N. cyclamineus, and one-third N. jonquilla in the first and N. viridiflorus in the second case. They…

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