from The Century Dictionary.
- To supply with pollen; impregnate with pollen.
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- transitive verb To supply with pollen; to impregnate with pollen.
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- verb To
supplywith pollen; to impregnatewith pollen.
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Look at the leaflets on the compound leaf, and if there are over seven, they are hybrids, and if they are extra vigorous growing, they are hybrids, because they occasionally pollenize.
Cashman: I think Mr. Richardson has struck the keynote to a certain extent, we must put them near another variety to pollenize them.
Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916 Embracing the Transactions of the Minnesota State Horticultural Society,Volume 44, from December 1, 1915, to December 1, 1916, Including the Twelve Numbers of "The Minnesota Horticulturist" for 1916
These are open bud hickories, and the open bud hickories seem to cross pollenize freely with the walnuts back and forth, while the scale bud hickories do not accept pollen readily from the walnuts.
This variety produces pollen at just the right time, some of which I used this spring to hand pollenize the Littlepage tree.
For this purpose I selected several walnut trees bearing Giant nuts and I wish to pollenize them next spring with pollen of a tree which yields the hardest and the sweetest kernel.
We have eight trees and four of them produced pistillate blooms and we had to bring pollen to pollenize them.
Select two varieties whose characteristics you desire to blend and that will pollenize each other, and grow seedlings from the resulting nuts.
Of the latter my Caesar is one of the more promising with its vigorous growth, large thin-shelled nuts and ability to pollenize itself in some seasons.
Of all those I have tested only Bedford can be depended to produce both types of bloom simultaneously and certainly and fully pollenize itself.
Stabler or Thomas to maturity, would undertake to hand-pollenize the flowers for that number of seeds, you would have a start in the direction of developing superior varieties of nuts.