Re: HYB: tetraploids, Diploids, Triploids etc
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- Subject: Re: HYB: tetraploids, Diploids, Triploids etc
- From: John Montgomery <email@example.com>
- Date: Mon, 4 May 1998 10:53:47 -0600 (MDT)
Tom Tadfor Little wrote:
> tetraploids. Border beardeds (BBs) are tetraploid too, since they are
> mostly just small segregates from TB breeding.
Now I am confused - a fairly normal state of affairs.
I seem to recall Rick Tasco recently warning against this practice . Are there
certain breeding lines which should be used to produce border beardeds or is it
just a matter that the flower should be in proportion to the height?
Thanks Tom for the very clear explanation of ploidy in iris classes.
Vernon BC Zone 5