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'Kibler' (nut photo) Orig. as chance seedling in Coloma, MI selected in 1940 by the Burgess Seed & Plant Co., Galesburg, MI. Introd. in 1959. Nut: oblong, with obtuse, assymetric apex and acute base; round in cross section; 102 nuts/lb, 48% kernel; kernels with shallow dorsal grooves that do not trap shell; thick shell. Very early nut maturity, occasionally ripening in southern MI.

LJ Grauke , Research Horticulturist & Curator
USDA-ARS Pecan Genetics
Route 2 Box 133
Somerville, TX 77879
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