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  • UCR UCD Fig Trees

    UCR UCD Fig Trees had to have come from somewhere and some must be known by a common name other than just a number. I have several and I wonder where or what they came from. Were they a result of a program, were they found in someones back yard?? Someone, somewhere must know or there must be some kind of documentation, one would think.
    Wish List - Any LSU fig

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    The trees designated as UCR came from the test fields @ University California at Riverside Campus (R) the (D) designation is Davis Campus. Most are from seedling hybrids (man made selections).... many from the work done by Ira J Condit @ UC Riverside. The Pedigree at the bottom of the GRIN DFIC pages will sometimes list the crosses and selections that were made, http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs...lay.pl?1000257
    Pedigree
    Calimyrna x 228-20 | {Adriatic x [Verdal Longue x (Calimyrna x Kearney)]} x {[Monstreuse x (Calimyrna x Kearney)]}
    Similar to the LSU hybrids from the work done by E. N. O'Rourke.
    Pete R - Hudson Valley, NY - zone 5b

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      Pete, if I understand you correctly, Excel and Galbun, for example, have UCR numbers? They were both bred by Condit if memory serves.
      https://www.figbid.com/Listing/Browse?Seller=Kelby
      SE PA
      Zone 6

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