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Re: Line breeding vs hybridization

  • Subject: Re: Line breeding vs hybridization
  • From: StellrJ@aol.com
  • Date: Sun, 24 Jun 2001 00:30:19 -0500 (CDT)

In a message dated Fri, 22 Jun 2001 11:58:35 AM Eastern Daylight Time, Jill Bell <godjillab@home.com> writes:

<< To me one of the best examples of ruining a species by hybridization are
meat cows.  They need winches to pull out their young, they would not
survive in nature at all.
This is a tremendously interesting discussion!

Yes.  But then there is Maize Corn.  Its seeds remain locked tightly within the husk until man frees them -- obviously incapable of perpetuating itself in nature -- yet it has been thus for thousands of years.

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