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Re: Re: Fragrance and Iris Genetics

  • Subject: Re: [iris-talk] Re: Fragrance and Iris Genetics
  • From: "Sandra Barss" <bardraj@hotmail.com>
  • Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2001 10:12:11 -0800


I have already skimmed that book - what I need is an "Iris Genetics for Dummies"
book.  I really do not care to know all the chemical compositions of colors, etc.
I just want to know what traits are dominant traits, what traits are recessive, and
what traits are additive in nature.  I can't really see why irises would have a lot
different genetics in these terms than other flowers and there IS a lot of information
on the genetics of fragrance in other flowers.............but as I said I don't know  
very much about genetics at all.

Anyway, hope you find what you are looking for.

SE Manitoba

----- Original Message -----
From: ehenon
Sent: Saturday, December 29, 2001 5:22 AM
To: iris-talk@yahoogroups.com
Subject: [iris-talk] Re: Fragrance and Iris Genetics


May I recommend that you read the book "The World of Iris" if you  
have not yet done so?  The book is not recent but the chapter on  
genetics is most informative.  Still nothing on the fragrance of  
Irises.  I will contact Cayeux and ask them what is available on the  

--- In iris-talk@y..., "Sandra Barss" <bardraj@h...> wrote:
> Hi
> I can' t answer your question because I was looking for the same  
thing a while back, but
> would iris genetics for fragrance follow the same lines as genetics  
for fragrance in other
> flowers ?  Sorry, if this is a stupid question I don't know very  
much about genetics at all.
> Thanks
> Sandra
> SE Manitoba

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