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'Frotscher' Seedling selection made by Oscar Olivier from Bayou Teche, near Olivier, Iberia Parish, LA. Seed was planted prior to the Civil War. First propagated by William Nelson in 1882. Nut: oblong elliptic, with obtuse apex and rounded base; flattened in cross section; 57 nuts/lb, 49% kernel; kernels golden in color, with darker veins; kernels wrinkled in texture, with wide dorsal grooves and a prominent basal cleft. Protogynous, with mid- to late-season pollen shed and early pistillate receptivity. Good resistance to scab and downy spot, but susceptible to vein spot (Gnomonia nerviseda Cole).

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