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'Cowley' Seedling selection from O. E. Cowley farm, Perkins, Payne County, OK. Grown from seed of unknown parentage planted in 1951; brought to attention by Dept. of Hort., Oklahoma Expt. Sta., Stillwater in 1960; introduced in 1966. Nut: oblong, with acute apex and base; flattened in cross section; 60 nuts/lb, 52% kernel. Protogynous. Six to seven nuts per cluster; tendency to overbear; pre-harvest germination problems in Shreveport, LA. Resistant to scab.

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

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