STK-ID 11799

MS of cluster of apples in tree. ESTABLISHING HA PAN of orchards, countryside. Interior shot of laboratory, two technicians at work. Various shots of operations including collection of pollen in small bottles, test for germination. MS of man looking into microscope, cut to photomicrograph of germinating pollen. Shot of man removing apple seed from cold storage, laying racks of seed on flat surface to allow seed to germinate. MS, CUs of two men preparing apple blossoms for tests in field, pollen-bearing stamen are removed to prevent self-pollinization, blossoms and sometimes, whole tree are bagged to prevent wind and insect born pollen to spoil experiment. Shot of pistils being pollinized by hand. Seedlings being transplanted and allowed to come to fruit in order to examine quality of fruit. Interior shot of office where records of experiment are kept. HAS over nursery producing varieties produced experimentally. MS of man removing bud sticks from apple bush. LS and CU of people budding seedlings. Shots of seedlings receiving cultivation, being sold to fruit growers and being planted in commercial orchard. Sequence on planting operation, pruning. Winter shot of trees being pruned. Sequence on buds of different varieties being crafted into tree limb.


Excerpt from
Growing Canadian Apples
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 35 mm, HDCAM SR, Digital Video Disk
Shooting format
35mm dupe neg b&w
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
1920 x 1080