B23-2 : (SHEIK X FOCUS ) is almost surely a 1/4
breds ,excluding the colors , his look is of a TB and his fertility is
For many years I try crosses , with only two
successes : IAW1 and last year L14 : (B23-2 X
BRONZE AGE (OGB)) , this time obtaining two seeds of which one only
germinated this year.
Yet I don't know if IAW1 is fertile , but his
pollen is abundant .
Borghetto di Borbera (ALESSANDRIA -PIEMONTE) 40
miles northerly to GENOA
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Sent: Thursday, April 25, 2002 3:21
Subject: Re: [iris-photos] IAW1
Congratulations. I'm assuming that
the cross of SHEIK X FOCUS would
have produced both 1/4 breds and 1/2 breds
had you been able to
germinate several seeds from this cross.
I guess that the seedling that you used as the pod parent for ESTHER
QUEEN was a 1/2 bred and not a 1/4 bred because of it's
Maybe you just got lucky with a semi fertile 1/4 bred
since the pod
produced only one seed ? Is IAW1 seedling pod fertile ?
By the way, your Italian neighborhood reminds me very
much of some of
the Italian communities here in Montreal.
> Roberto Marucchi wrote:
: ( Sheik (OGB) x Focus (TB) ) X Esther the Queen (OGB)
is my hybrid , he isn't very handsome , but great for me ,
sprouted from the only one seed gotten from this cross.
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