Re: HYB:Converting Tets to Dips
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- Subject: Re: HYB:Converting Tets to Dips
- From: Gerry Snyder <email@example.com>
- Date: Sun, 28 Sep 1997 13:27:16 -0600 (MDT)
Greer Holland wrote:
> Hello all,
> I was just thinking.....I've learned of two methods for converting Dips
> to Tets on this list so far. Is there a known method of going the other
> way? That is, converting a Tet to a Dip?
Perhaps the best way would be to cross tets with dips
to get trips, and then cross trips with dips and maybe
Probably sounds (and is) dumb, but I doubt that even
a small garden would overflow with seedlings.
> Why would anyone want to do this? Well, in the bearded class, the MTB's
> are almost exclusively diploids. A converted Tet might bring new
> possibilities into MTB breeding.
Isn't Ben Hager doing good things with tet MTBs these days?
Gerry in Los Angeles, where a 219-day period without rain is over
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