Hybrid – Hybridization
What is Hybridization – Definition?
Hybridization refers to the crossing of two individuals or plants or lines with dissimilar genotype. It is the most important among the methods of plant breeding.
What is Hybrid – Definition?
The outcome the crossing of two individuals or plants or lines with dissimilar genotype is called as hybrid.
Objectives or Aims of Hybridization
Aims or objectives of hybridization can be enlisted as follows
- To create genetic variability
- To bring together desired qualitative characters found in different plants or plant lines into one plant or plant line i.e. to transfer desired character/s from other varieties to the considered one.
- To make F1 useful as hybrid variety
- Improvement of one or more quantitative characters
Hybridization can be categoriesed under two headings intervarietal and distant. Details are given on the page Types of hybridization.
Steps followed while hybridization are given on the page Hybridization Procedure.
Methods used to handle Segregating Generations
These are listed below. Visit corresponding link to know details.