CorK kwantenzap at
Wed Dec 6 13:40:24 EST 2000

On 4 Dec 2000 21:39:40 GMT, una at (Una Smith)

>una at (Una Smith) wrote:
>>>Anyway, the sex of cultivated Ginkgo trees in North America is quite
>>>irrelevant because these trees are not part of a breeding population.
>>Landscapers plant only male trees,
>This is false, as proved by the presence of female trees in numerous
University of Illinois, College of Agricultural, Consumer and
Environmental Sciences:

MANY trees produced at nurseries are grafted MALE trees. Buds are
removed from male trees and grafted on to the rootstock of
a seedling ginkgo, eventually becoming the top growth. Tree will
usually be marked as "grafted male trees".
>	Una Smith		una.smith at
>	Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology
>	Yale University

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