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'Maramec' (Nut photo) Orig. as open-pollinated seedling of 'Mahan' by Emma Charlton, Maramec, OK. Nut planted in 1933, selected in 1963, tested as 63M. Introd. in 1969. Nut: oblong with obtuse apex and base; prominent basal tip; shell rough, ridged, pinched in middle; round in cross section; 44 nuts/lb, 59% kernel; kernels with medium dorsal grooves, deep secondary dorsal grooves, dorsal ridge thickened at base. Protogynous with late pollen shed and early to mid-season receptivity. Precocious. Ripens mid-season, shortly before 'Stuart'. Susceptible to scab in LA, but considered somewhat resistant in OK and GA. Recommended (1990) for planting in OK and north TX.

LJ Grauke , Research Horticulturist & Curator
USDA-ARS Pecan Genetics
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Somerville, TX 77879

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