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'Apache' (Nut photo) Orig. by controlled cross ('Burkett' X 'Schley') made in 1940 by L. D. Romberg, USDA-ARS, Brownwood, TX. Seedling recorded as 40-4-17; first fruited in 1945; selected in 1947; tested as T-110, released in 1962. Nut: oval elliptic to elliptic, with acute apex and obtuse base; round in cross section; 45 nuts/lb, 59% kernel; kernels golden in color, with prominent basal cleft. Protogynous, with mid- to late-season pollen shed and mid-season receptivity. Precocious and prolific. Ripens late mid-season. Susceptible to scab. Used as a seedstock in TX, NM, AZ.

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

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