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Re: CULT: Pod identification / was -Seed Pod Success?

  • To: Multiple recipients of list <iris-l@rt66.com>
  • Subject: Re: CULT: Pod identification / was -Seed Pod Success?
  • From: "John I. Jones" <jijones@ix.netcom.com>
  • Date: Thu, 18 Jun 1998 21:28:34 +0000
  • References: <v01540b02b1af65c44947@[]>

L.Zurbrigg wrote:
> >Jan Clark wrote:
> >>
> >> >Barbara Mann wrote:
> >> >........a lot of bee pods, including one in the same
> >> >> socket as a planned cross (which means I'm going to have to grow both
> >> podsfull of seeds out and try to figure out which is which).
> >>
> >> When I started pollenating TB's I realised that tying tags was not going
> >> to help identify pods if 2 in the one socket were pollenated by
> >> different pollen parents. I marked the base of each pollenated flower
> >> with a spirit marker and as the pod enlarged, marked each pod with a
> >> number. The number was recorded with the details of the cross. If you
> >> have several stems in a clump, these can be numbered in the same way.
> >> (So the third flower on the second stem might be indicated in your
> >> records as 3/2) If you're likely to mix up your numbers, then use
> >> letters for the stems and numbers for the pods. I only lost the details
> >> of one cross in this way, so I threw that pod away. This method takes a
> >> little time and vigilance, but works well if you aren't doing too many
> >> crosses.
> >> Jan Clark, counting down to spring in Australia.
> >>
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> Dear Jan:  I mark my crosses on plastic labels, and add the location of the
> pod, so that 1TN would be the first terminal bud, being on the north side
> of the terminal. 2M SW would be the second bud on the middle branch, on the
> south-west side of the placement. I have even used  3TM, which is the
> middle placement in the terminal and the third bud. Care must be used
> before you cut the stalk. Mark N and S on the pods,(or E W or whatever) so
> that when you cut the stalk, you will still have the directions.
>    I had one cross of PINK ATTRACTION X unknown, that came out with SA
> additions, fo I am certain that it is the same as the previous cross, PINK
> ATTR.X SA seedling. So I was glad I had not thrown it out. But often, of
> course, I do toss the unidentified crosses.  Lloyd Zurbrigg in Durham NC

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