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'Evers' (Nut photo) Seedling tree purchased from J. A. Evans Nursery, Arlington, TX, by W. T. Evers and grown on his farm in Denton County, TX. Introduced about 1950. Nut: oval elliptic to elliptic, with obtuse apex and rounded base; 104 nuts/lb, 54% kernel; kernels with wide, shallow dorsal grooves. Protogynous. Tree finely branched. Prolific. Nuts mature early, in September at Brownwood. Susceptible to scab. Resistant to downy spot. Used as pollen parent for 'Cherokee', 'Chickasaw', 'Shoshoni', and 'Osage' to whom it conferred precocity and prolificacy.

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

tele: 409-272-1402
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