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'Risien 1' Orig. in San Saba, TX, as open-pollinated seedling of unknown parentage, by Guy Risien. Propagated at USDA Pecan Field Sta., Brownwood, TX, in 1938. Nut: ovate elliptic, with acute apex and base; round in cross section; 80 nuts/lb; kernels with wide, shallow dorsal grooves. Protandrous. Tree open, weeping habit. Very susceptible to scab. Pollen parent of 'Tejas'

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