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'GraTex' (Nut photo) Orig. by controlled cross ('Ideal' X 'Success') by O.S. Gray, Jr., and J. A. Evans, O. S. Gray Nursery, Arlington, TX. Selected in 1945. Introd. in 1962. Nut: elliptic, with obtuse apex and base; round in cross section; 45 nuts/lb, 64% kernel; kernels golden in color, with deep, narrow dorsal grooves. Protogynous. Good resistance to scab.

LJ Grauke , Research Horticulturist & Curator
USDA-ARS Pecan Genetics
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Somerville, TX 77879

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