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Re: Question

  • Subject: Re: Question
  • From: HoroRL@aol.com
  • Date: Sun, 3 Apr 2005 12:22:34 EDT

In a message dated 4/3/2005 12:09:21 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,  
raffi@sympatico.ca writes:

almost  100,000 seedling-plants were sprouted and grown in a
very perfect  greenhouse environment; with all of this seed coming from
sieboldiana  Elegans hosta (open pollinated).  NINE of these seed-kids were of
the  streaky leaf form.

Hi, Bill, Charles, et al:
I sort of remember you (Bill) did a similar experiment with a much  larger 
population with 'Francis Williams' seeds. Your results did not find  any 
streaked progeny.
So, the potential results from crossing hosta is the luck of the draw in  
getting streaked progeny from non streaked parents.
Thanks to all for your responses.

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