Hybridisation

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  • Created on: 18-09-18 05:47
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  • William Farrer
    • Wheat hybridisation through selective breeding
    • Indian wheat
      • Drought tolerant
        • Hybridised variety had advantages of both parents
          • Bob's variety
            • 1st commercially grown wheat variety in Australia
            • Suited to Australian climate
    • Canadian fife
      • good for milling and baking
        • Hybridised variety had advantages of both parents
          • Bob's variety
            • 1st commercially grown wheat variety in Australia
            • Suited to Australian climate
  • Disadvantages of hybridisation
    • May combine weaker traits
    • Costs
    • Risk of infertility

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