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Dubstep13 wrote:John how do you go about storing your pollen for hybrids? do you use plastic container?I use a plastic specimen container one they use at the Dr. for taking your fluid specimens , very easy screw lid or just some thing similar and not to big , small easy to store , , have the pollen in some paper wrap , works for short time , for longer use the silica gel packs to put in the containers , ones they use in shoes boxes or packages to keep out moisture
Dubstep13 wrote:Thanks can you also do this with VFT pollen?Most pollen can be stored and kept with care taken , collecting VFT pollen my prove very difficult , it may take you quite some time to perfect this extraction process, , I have never tried VFT pollen collection as yet , looks like a big task for you , good luck with that
fuzzy wrote:hey guys uhh my first flytrap flower and sarracenia flower puored with rain and their pollen got away... what should i do like in flytrap they dont have rain protectionif the VFT flower has been rained on , in my experience the seed production will be extremely low or none at all , if I want VFT seed , I have to cove the plants in flower I want seed from if pollinating them .
Hayden wrote: ↑Sun Sep 19, 2010 2:09 pm Amazing guide John! You put so much effort into the guides and answers you provide on this forum! Ill certainly check back next time I need to do some pollinating!all complete/"perfect" flowers have pollen, in the case of "perfect" flowers, they have both female parts () and male parts (pollen). while in the case of "imperfect" flowers, like nepenthes, flowers are either male, or female, but not both. male flowers have only pollen (and flowery things like stems) and female flowers only have the female parts, and do not contain pollen. as seen here : http://programs.clarendoncollege.edu/pr ... age018.jpg
HarrisAz wrote:i dont even know b4 that Sarr had a pollenI swear all flowers have pollen?
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