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Re: HYB: Reciprocal Crosses

From: StorYlade@aol.com

In a message dated 1/7/1999 9:35:57 PM Central Standard Time,
73372.1745@compuserve.com writes:

 >  Is this an oops, Sharon? I can't see how stray pollen would effect 
 >  tracing the maternal line. Mixed seeds, tags, etc. might, but not mixed 
 >  pollen. 

Once a seedling becomes a parent, both of it's parents matter.  If half of
it's heritage (pollen) is wrong/unknown then the heritage of your entire line
is in question.  For some breeding programs,  I would think it could be very
important.  This is why some people feel strongly about bagging the bloom.  


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