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'Nugget' Native selection from the Leon River near Gustine, Comanche County, TX, discovered by J. A. Evans in the early 1930's. Nut: oval elliptic with acute apex and base; 86 nuts/lb, 57% kernel; kernels with very shallow dorsal grooves. Protogynous. Susceptible to scab. Consistent in production. Unusual in having d allele for malate dehydrogenase, as does its progeny 'Sullivan'.

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

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