Pollinating Peaches (stand alone photo – no story available)

Jose Chaparro and Omar Carrillo evaluate an ornamental peach tree
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In this photo released from the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, fruit crop genetics researcher Jose Chaparro, left, and doctoral student Omar Carrillo evaluate an ornamental peach tree at the UF/IFAS research grove at UF’s main campus in Gainesville – Tuesday, February 12, 2008. Armed with an ordinary pencil eraser and a bag of pollen, they pollinate flowers and then test how many days of cool temperatures are needed for the trees to bear fruit.

(AP photo/University of Florida/IFAS/Thomas Wright)


Posted: February 12, 2008

Category: Crops, UF/IFAS
Tags: Jose Chaparro

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