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'Devore' (Nut photo) Seedling selection made by R. B. Best, from Wapello, Louisa County, IA. Introduced in 1978. Nut: elliptic with obtuse apex and acute base; oval in cross section; 143 nuts/lb, 43% kernel; kernels golden in color, with shallow dorsal grooves and deep basal cleft. Very early nut maturity. Evaluated for production in the far north.

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