Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Cross #100-09

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXJZzvkYypA


Sent from my iPhone

5 comments:

  1. Sorry to be posting so often, but sometimes I just feel, well, compelled to do so!....lol

    I think your incorporation of You Tube here is absolutely BRILLIANT.

    The seedlings look exquisitely healthy, Paul!

    I love those seedling "starter tray" things you show..what are they called....I am going to buy some of these, if they exist here.. ASAP.

    Congratulations on your Golden Angel germinations!

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  2. George, there will be a lot more YouTube shorts included here in the months ahead, since I recently upgraded my iPhone to the 3Gs model, which includes a video camera and on-board video editing software. It will be a great way to do one and two minute videos on whats new in the greenhouse and gardens!

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  3. Nice seedlings. Do you have any problems with them being planted so closely. I like the video of you cat. It looks like at the end she becomes aware that you are filming it.

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  4. Wu,
    Actually, this was a bit of an experiment. I don't normally plant seeds in these "plug trays", but I wanted to see if I could simplify my process a bit by putting two or three seeds in each cell and then simply transplant each one when a seed germinated. I didn't expect EVERY seed to germinate, but in this cross it appears that I have gotten 98% germination. This just shows you that the whole mythology of "triploids are infertile" isn't always true. (Golden Angel is a confirmed triploid)

    I anticipate separating these seedlings when I transplant them in another week or two.

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