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Can normal Poppy crossbreed with Opium Poppy?

Note: an hybrid will not be "opium". I cannot find such hybrid easily, so if it exists (and probably it exists), it is not a "good" hybrid: I would bet it will not produce seeds (...
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Finding the right pollinator for "Ferragnes" almond

There are a couple of factors to consider: time of bloom and compatibility. For time of bloom we need the male and female flowers open at the same time, or the likelihood of pollen transfer is low. ...
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Tigger Melon growing a single female flower - any hope I can make it fruit?

Yes. They should be the same species (Cucumis melo); so, provided you do it properly and it takes, you should be able to cross-pollinate the Tigger melon flower with the Model melon pollen.
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Can tepary beans cross-pollinate with common beans?

Normally two different species do not cross pollinate readily, however there have been some commercial efforts to produce interspecific hybrids and the hybridization barriers can be broken down (see ...
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Can tepary beans cross-pollinate with common beans?

Most beans self pollinate before the flower opens, and that is true of the variety you want to grow. It is possible for cross pollination with other Phaseolus varieties to occur, but not highly likely ...
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Avoiding chilli cross-pollination

Yes, but you need to do it only for one or two flowers per variety. And you can repeat this operation few time during the season. A chili contain many seeds. Cross pollination will not affect the ...
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Cross pollination with a new tree propagated by air layering

Apples requires different varieties, and you should check online for the possible crossing. The reason: auto-pollination is avoided, and fruit plants are often clones, so they are the same tree. The ...
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Can normal Poppy crossbreed with Opium Poppy?

I have only found papers referring to crosses with P orientale, P pseudo-orientale, and P bracteatum. Haven’t found any crosses with P rheoa. Search for “Papaver somniferum x”
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Will different species of elderberry get the same cross pollination benefits

Well, it is a common refrain in the nursery business that you need two varieties to get fruit, and I am sure this increases sales but I'm not sure it is right. Many years ago I propagated one cutting ...
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