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Fw: Cult: Iris Seeds?

From: "Greg" <icity@email.msn.com>

-----Original Message-----
From: Andrew Wheeler <awheele2@abacus.bates.edu>
To: Greg McCullough <icity@email.msn.com>
Date: Friday, December 11, 1998 10:52 PM
Subject: Cult: Iris Seeds?

>Hello all,
>    I  am planning on conducting a study of the influence of Chemical
>on iris at school this January.  I have received an AIS grant that covers
>cost of the Mutagen and for that I will report back with initial and then
>results. I had originally planned to use several different species of iris
>including modern Japanese, and Siberian, as well as versicolor, virginica
>pseudacorus, and setosa.  Greg McCullough approached me with the idea of
>treating some bearded iris seeds, which I would love to do, but I don't
have the
>    I was wondering if anyone out there has some seed that they could
>either bee pods on some modern hybrids (I know modern hybrids aren't very
>generous this way) or some intentional crosses that you perhaps don't have
>to grow out.  I understand that it is a bit late in the season for you to
>outside and grab some, but if you happened to grab a few pods thinking they
>might come in handy for something, your assistance would be greatly
>    Due to the nature of the mutagen's action (nucleotide deletions in the
>many seeds will die before they germinate, so I need quite a few, ideally
>a thousand, but I can still run the trial with less.  I can also use some
>bearded seed if that is available from anyone.  Please email me with ideas
>questions.... any questions...iris stuff beats studying anytime!!
>Thanks for your help,
>Andrew Wheeler
>At school in Lewiston, Maine as final exams approach.
>If you email me after next wednesday, send to foxbrook@javanet.com, I will
>going home for the holidays.

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