Variation in the Male Hop, Humulus Lupulus L

H. Wormald
1915 Journal of Agricultural Science  
In bis recent paper "On the Aroma of Hops" (Comptes-rendus its travaux dv. Laboratoire de Carlsberg, lime Vol. 1915) Dr Schmidt, in discussing the use of the word "clone," writes (toe. cit. footnote, p. 153): "I would suggest that the word be adopted into the terminology relating to hops, where such a term is actually needed. A hop-clone would thus be all those plants derived from the same seedling by vegetative propagation, a clone-plant being any single plant belonging to the clone." 1
more » ... he clone." 1 Agricultural Botany, 4th Ed. 1910, p. 345. * When the stigmas of the $ flowers are receptive they project from betweerj the bracts and br&cteoles of the strobiloid inflorescence which develops into the "hop" of commerce, and the plant is "in burr.'6 Owing to an attack of "nettle-head" disease only eleven of these were fully available for the season 1914, since two of the three hills in one case and one hill each in two others had to be "grubbed" during the winter 1913-14.
doi:10.1017/s0021859600002628 fatcat:p4lb57fs45ftpccoaj2hkysmsy