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BACKCROSSING


n. refers to the crossbreeding a hybrid animal or plant with a member of the genetic line from which the hybrid was originally derived. The eventual offspring of the mating is known as a backcross.
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BACKCROSSING


(genetics) The crossing of a hybrid with one of its parents or an individual genetically similar to its parent
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A breeding method for introgressing a desirable trait into an elite breeding population. In traditional backcrossing, successive generations of apples with the trait of interest are crossed with the same high-quality parent. In modified backcrossing, a different high-quality parent is used at each generation.
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