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Re: HYB-how do we apply pollen?

  • Subject: Re: HYB-how do we apply pollen?
  • From: "Linda Hunt" <nakihee@gmail.com>
  • Date: Wed, 22 Nov 2006 18:58:44 -0600

Wow...you use one on three crosses.  I think I have been over-pollening!  LOL
I usually use all the pollen from one on one cross!  That is interesting to me.  I have never used less, so I didn't know that amount of pollen would go that far! 

 
On 11/22/06, Colleen Modra <colleen@impressiveirises.com.au> wrote:

I have a pair of curved fine tweezers which I use to pluck the complete anther, which I then store in a small labelled tube. I then just pick the whole anther I want  out and use that. If there is still pollen left on it, I put it back in it's tube. I reckon one anther is good for about 3 blooms.
 
Colleen Modra
Adelaide Hills
South Australia
 
 
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, November 22, 2006 8:22 PM
Subject: [iris-photos] HYB-how do we apply pollen?

 

Betty says: "I apply pollen with the ring finger of my
right hand. "
 
It would be great to explore the different ways we've  all got to dab/ daub/ apply...you name it ...pollen on our dear loves.
 
Here's a picture of me caught in the act...
 
I use a small spatula bought at a paint shop.
 
A- I lick the spatula, first to wet it a bit so the pollen holds, second i'm sure there's no other pollen on it.

B- i get a tiny amount of pollen on the tip of the spatula.
 
C- ... you know where to put it, i WON'T tell you everything!...
 
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Loic TASQUIER     zone 6 - Nederland
 Email : tasquierloic@cs.com


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