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Unformatted text preview: Predicting the combining ability of recessive traits can only be determined through progeny testing . The breeder is interested in single crosses (also known as F1 generations) that outperform other single crosses. If the breeder has multiple IBLs to work with, she could select first for GCA, then for SCA among the lines with GCA, then identify the best parental gene donors. In most cases with Cannabis you can go directly to selecting for specific combining ability between your IBL and your testers. Last modified: 23:53 - Nov 10, 2000 Quicklink: http://overgrow.com/growfaq/48 GrowFAQ © 2000-2004 Overgrow faq:48 "What is combining ability?" Compiled by QMP3T...
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This note was uploaded on 09/17/2009 for the course BIO 328 taught by Professor Roux during the Spring '08 term at University of Texas.
- Spring '08