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From: StorYlade@aol.com

In a message dated 1/29/1999 1:20:21 PM Central Standard Time,
monashee@junction.net writes:

<< we were going to be 
 producing plants with good foliage with ugly flowers >>

When this is carried to the extreme-truly ugly flowers-people will not buy the
product.  If you include the good, the bad, and the ugly in your breeding
foundation, I have a theory (and that's all it is) that a few years of line
breeding these quote 'ugly' seedlings will find the genes of the beautiful
reappearing in your lines.  

Once you've established plant quality in your lines then you can turn your
attention back to flower form.  You won't have introduction quality in the
first or second generation of seedlings.  This takes a patient person as more
time is spent playing the waiting game.   

Does this make sense to anyone else?

Betty Wilkerson . . . Kentucky

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