[NAFEX] Do seedless grape cultivars produce pollen?

Anton Callaway marillen at earthlink.net
Tue Jan 4 06:52:31 EST 2011


Yes, seedless grapes typically produce viable pollen.  Lon Rombough is the grape breeding expert & will likely address your other question on this list or you can contact him directly.

lonrom at bunchgrapes.com


Are you thinking of developing some new seedless cultivars for the East?

North Carolina (Zone 8)
Last 'Colonel Wilder' pear taken from the fridge on New Year's Day.

-----Original Message-----
>From: Steven Covacci <filtertitle at aol.com>
>Sent: Jan 4, 2011 3:26 AM
>To: nafex at lists.ibiblio.org
>Subject: [NAFEX] Do seedless grape cultivars produce pollen?
>Do seedless grape cultivars produce pollen for crossing them with other cultivars?  Also, what are some cultivars of seedless grape that produce absolutely under-developed, inviable seed (not just most of the time: consistently).
>New Jersey; USDA zone 6b/7a

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