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Old September 29, 2017   #1
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Still plugging away, but getting closer the past few years. I've just about rounded out my color palate and am working on disease resistance and enhanced shelf life genetics now.

I do have one cherry line at F5 that I think is a OP release candidate. I don't know that it has any significant disease resistance, but the flavor and appearance are winners with the people who've tried it. These have the gs + Aft combination where the antho appearance is more concentrated in the stripes so on these 'white' lines they actually do show as purple.

I taste stonefruit, where my buddy who walks the field and tastes with me says he thinks it has a smoky taste. (but he wants to smoke everything, so that may just how his taste buds interpret good flavor)

I selected 2 plants this year for a larger grow out for the F6 generation next year.

Line #1 (picture taken on a sunny day)



Line #2 (picture taken on a cloudy day)



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Very nice!
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So striking!
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Those are really pretty!!!
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very unique. great work!
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I have never seen that type of striped antho on white before. Really stunning.
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A few years ago I noticed some of my lines had a tendency for the antho to concentrate in the stripes and I started selecting for that trait in a few of them. The white cherry line is where I think it is best expressed. One of this year's F1 lines is a cross with an earlier generation of this and a striped rin/rin cherry line that I am anxious to see the F2's from, I was potentially sending it south to be grown out this winter.

This picture is of a different F1 trial from this season with a red slicer line and a yellow cocktail line that has the accumulation in the stripes; it's still being expressed in the F1 so I'm anxious to see if I can get more diverse parent lines with the traits fixed.



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Those are so beautiful!
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