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'GraZona' (Nut photo) Orig. as chance seedling from unknown parents, discovered in 1952 in Mesa, AZ by Lyman Coe on the ranch of J. W. May. Introd. in 1968 by the O. S. Gray Nursery, Arlington, TX.. Nut: orbicular, with obtuse, almost truncate apex and obtuse base; nuts often assymetric; laterally compressed in cross section; 40 nuts/lb, 55% kernel; kernels golden in color with darker specks; wide dorsal grooves. Protogynous.

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

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