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'Busseron' (photo) Native pecan selected in 1907 by M. J. Niblack, from Vicennes, Knox County, Indiana; Nuts elliptic, obtuse apex, obtuse base, round in cross section. 62 nuts/lb, 47 % kernel, cream to golden in color. Protandrous (I), with heavy pollen production. Scabs in KY. "Nuts closely resemble 'Indiana', of which Busseron may be parent" Farmers Bulletin 700.

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