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Re: identity of sports

In a message dated 5/12/1999 10:14:51 AM Central Daylight Time, 
zonneveld@rulbim.leidenuniv.nl writes:

<< Who is Henry Ross ( of rossizing? ) and how did he proved it 
 In My opinion a blue sport of a variegated plant is a sport due due 
 chimeral rearrangements and all those from a single clone  are 
 See my article in the next journal >>
Hello Ben:

Ross is the introducer of Solar Flare and Inniswood. He is an 
horticulturist---not a botanist as you are.

There is an article in an older issue of The Hosta Journal in which he 
presents his thesis and proof. I don't have the cite. Maybe someone can find 
it and send it on to you.

There was a great controversy over the decision to name ALL gold sports of FW 
'Golden Sunburst'. As I recall, Ross protested with no little vigor and 

Isn't the only way to test his and your theories is thru the use of an 
electron microscope or some similar apparatus?

I look forward to reading your article.
Hope all is well with you and family.

Clyde Crockett
P.S. One of these days I'll get around to sending you those species hostas.
Just got okamatoi. 

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