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'Davis' Native selection from Ocean Springs, Jackson County, MS, made by Davis Nursery, Vancleave, MS. Discovered in 1918; introduced in 1921. Nut: oblong with acute apex and base; flattened in cross section; shell smooth, with few markings; 53 nuts/lb, 46% kernel; kernels with wide dorsal grooves and narrow dorsal ridge. Excellent scab resistance. Recommended for homeowners in AL and MS.

LJ Grauke , Research Horticulturist & Curator
USDA-ARS Pecan Genetics
Route 2 Box 133
Somerville, TX 77879

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