HYB: Pollen Daubing - Follow-on
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- Subject: HYB: Pollen Daubing - Follow-on
- From: "John I. Jones" <email@example.com>
- Date: Wed, 27 May 1998 14:16:33 -0600 (MDT)
Sharon McAllister wrote:
> In fact, an old trick for =
> getting takes from wide crosses is to
> first spread compatible pollen that has
> been killed by immersion in alcohol,
> then the desired viable pollen. =
> The juices of the stigmatic lip support
> the growth of pollen tubes, however,
> so that the lip dries out much faster if
> it has been pollinated.
What does putting sterilized pollen on the stigma do to enhance the chance of
a wide cross? (or do we know?)
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