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'Caddo' (Nut photo a) (Nut photo b) (Nut photo c) Orig. by controlled cross ('Brooks' X 'Alley') made in 1922 or 1923 by C. A. Reed, USDA-ARS, Philema, GA. Tested as Philema 1175, released in 1968. Nut: oblong elliptic to oblong, with acuminate apex and base; round in cross section; 60 nuts/lb, 56% kernel; kernels golden in color with shallow dorsal grooves, wide and extended dorsal ridge; excellent shelling characteristics. Protandrous, with early pollen shed and mid-season pistillate receptivity. Precocious and prolific. Ripens mid-season. Moderate scab resistance. Recommended (1990) for commercial plantings in AR, LA, and TX.

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

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