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'GraBohls' Orig. as seedling selection made by H. C. Bohls, Austin, TX. Plant patent 3,434 issued Jan. 15, 1974 assigned to O. S. Gray, Arlington, TX. Parentage unknown, but suspected to be 'Mahan' X 'Texas Prolific', which is consistent with isozymes , dichogamy and appearance; tested as 'Mary'. Nut: oblong with obtuse apex and right angled to acute base; nuts often assymetric, with prominent suture stripe; round in cross section; 42 nuts/lb, 59% kernel; kernels golden with wide dorsal grooves, deep secondary dorsal grooves, deep basal cleft, and wrinkled texture. Protogynous with late-season pollen shed and early to mid-season pistillate receptivity. Very precocious and prolific, with severe alternate bearing tendencies. Ripens mid-season. Not recommended for planting in any state.

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