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Old April 23, 2019   #6
oldman
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I am working from the assumption that GRIN variétés are actually more true to type (especially when they've held an accession for decades). Many home growers grow multiple varieties and, even more problematicly, usually save seed from a single plant, sometimes a single fruit. I think this bottlenecks the genes.

So I'm growing varieties from several sources and comparing them to named USDA sourced varieties to see what true to type means.
Okay that wasn't quite what I intended, but the edits are there.
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