F1 / F2 hybrids

Peter Taggart petersirises@gmail.com
Mon, 26 May 2014 13:54:30 PDT
AxB  = (F1)
(AxB) x (AxB) =(F2)
so what was offered was (H. neopardinum x H. papilio) x (H. neopardinum x
H. papilio)
they might look like H. neopardinum, H. papilio, or (H neopardinum x H
papilio) and each seedling might combine different features of the two
original species
Peter (UK)

On 26 May 2014 21:37, James SHIELDS <jshields46074@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Aad,
> It works like this:
> Crossing two different species produces a fairly uniform batch of
> offspring.  This is the F1 generation.  Every plant in the F1 has one set
> of genes from Parent 1 and one set from Parent 2.  This is why they are all
> more or less alike.
> Crossing any sibling plants (or selfing one of them if fertile) from the F1
> produces the F2 generation.  In the F2 generation, any offspring can have
> anywhere from all genes of one parent to all genes of the other parent.
> They are mostly pretty well (mixed)

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