Fertility

The fertility of species and named daffodils.

Black apical spots on anthers

April 19, 2008
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I did not pay a lot of attention to the previous E-mails on this subject.   However, today I was making a reciprocal cross using ‘Mississippi Traveler’ 2 WWY-Y V…

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more on Black Tips

Nanstallon is another trumpet (1 Y-Y) with black apical spots, open now.  The spots do not show in The Grange, Bell Rock, Goldfinger, or Golden Horn.  Among other Division 2…

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pics of lback spots

  THanks for the black spot pictures. I did not realize many had them ( what percentage roughly from the large daffodils?) One can now wonder what character is connected with…

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Last apical spot photo: Bosbigal bloom #2

March 31, 2008
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This gives a different view of a bloom with well-developed apical spots. John Castor Livermore, CA

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Apical spot photos: Bosbigal bloom #1

March 31, 2008
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Melissa’s Bosbigal, 11a Y-O, is another Ron Scamp flower. It is a good example of apical spots, as seen in this photo. Bosbigal’s pedigree has King Alfred in generation 7,…

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Apical spot photos: a second Bravoure bloom

March 31, 2008
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This second bloom of Bravoure from the same pot does indeed have spots. It might be a little older than the previous one. John Castor Livermore, CA

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