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by juliecf
Thu Oct 31, 2013 5:43 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Variety research questions - need lots of info! :)
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Re: Variety research questions - need lots of info! :)

Thank you - that helped a bit. Still a little confusing, but I think I got it!

One more question: Can dilpoid varieties only pollinate other trees or can they pollinate themselves as well as others?

Thank you for being patient with a beginner! :)
by juliecf
Wed Oct 30, 2013 6:50 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Variety research questions - need lots of info! :)
Replies: 8
Views: 8760

Re: Variety research questions - need lots of info! :)

Okay, so would this be the way to sum it up? Triploid can pollinate nothing, not even themselves Diploid can pollinate all other trees of their kind (i.e. apple)- diploid and triploid Self-fertile can pollinate themselves and others Self-infertile is the same as triploid? That kind of a chart in a n...
by juliecf
Tue Oct 29, 2013 9:36 pm
Forum: Archives
Topic: Variety research questions - need lots of info! :)
Replies: 8
Views: 8760

Re: Variety research questions - need lots of info! :)

I would really love it if someone could give a layman's explanation for what Diploid, triploid, self-fertile and self-sterile mean. Love to put that on my chart -- 'cause it's all kind of hazy for someone who's not an apple breeder for a living! :) Basically, diploids can pollinate themselves? or on...
by juliecf
Tue Oct 29, 2013 9:58 am
Forum: Archives
Topic: Variety research questions - need lots of info! :)
Replies: 8
Views: 8760

Variety research questions - need lots of info! :)

I'm working on a poster of all my apple-crazy husband's favorite apples. If anyone has any of the following info, I would be most grateful. SnowSweet - ploidy Karmijn de Sonnaville - parentage Albemarle pippin - parentage Virginia Gold - ploidy Stayman Winesap - ploidy Mammoth Blacktwig - ploidy Sir...