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Re: Re: HYB: Who's your daddy?

  • Subject: Re: [iris-talk] Re: HYB: Who's your daddy?
  • From: "Mike Greenfield" <redear@infinet.com>
  • Date: Fri, 17 May 2002 15:59:56 -0400

Name Is already taken.

Mike Greenfield
Zone 5b SW Ohio
  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: tan0301 
  To: iris-talk@yahoogroups.com 
  Sent: Friday, May 17, 2002 2:12 PM
  Subject: [iris-talk] Re: HYB: Who's your daddy?

  Maybe you'll get a good seedling out of this to introduce.... You 
  could name it Who's your daddy!

  --- In iris-talk@y..., John Reeds <jreeds@m...> wrote:
  > Patricia:
  > Logically, the pollen from cross #1 probably got there first.  I do 
  > think it impossible that cross #2 pollen might have arrived in time 
  for some
  > of the developing seeds to be #2 babies, but a few days later it is 
  > less likely.  I always have best luck with takes on "first morning 
  > pollination.  On hot days, I have been known to (brutally!) rip a 
  > open to pollinate it before leaving for work, so it won't be drying 
  > before I get home.  Certainly a mixed crop is possible for 
  fraternal twins,
  > but if the delay is too long before the second pollination, it may 
  be too
  > late.
  > John Reeds
  > > From:       pinkirises[SMTP:pbrooks@w...]
  > > A couple of times, I have put a cross on a bloom, then noticed 
  that I 
  > > have it marked with a previous cross (having dropped to the 
  bottom of 
  > > the flower's stem, so not all that careless.)  Question:  If #1 
  > > will #2 be rejected?  If #1 didn't take, can #2 succeed?  And 
  this is 
  > > the dumb part -- there being three stigmatic lips, is there any 
  > > possibility that pollen on one will go down its little channel to 
  > > fertilize, and the other fertilize down its little shoot?
  > > 
  > > In short, are plants the same as people -- if you're pregnant, 
  > > not open to newcomers?  But if you're promiscuous, you may not 
  > > till the little critter arrives who its daddy is?  If then?
  > > 
  > > I have such a cross, which was an important one to me and 
  > > the most babies, so the question is not in the abstract.
  > > 
  > > Patricia Brooks
  > > Whidbey Island, WA
  > > 
  > >

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