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'Iago' (Nut Photo) 'Iago' is a seedling selection made by Harold Graf from a tree growing in the yard of Harold McVey, Iago, Texas. The original tree was 12" in diameter in 1997, and grew from a seed of unknown parentage. Nut: oblong elliptic with obtuse apex and rounded base; round in cross section; shell smooth, prominently marked by black stripes at apex; 41 nuts/lb, 60% kernel; kernels golden, often with a prominent vein in the integument on the broad dorsal ridge, shallow and wide dorsal grooves, prominent basal cleft and ventral groove. Nuts shell well. Trees are protogynous with overlap of pollen shed with pistil receptivity in mid bloom season. Somewhat resistant to scab (Fusicladosporium effusum), rating 2 on scale of 1(none) to 5 (severe).

LJ Grauke , Research Horticulturist &Curator
USDA-ARS Pecan Genetics
10200 FM 50
Somerville, TX 77879
fax: 979-272-1401

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