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backcross

[′bak‚krȯs]
(genetics)
A cross between an F1 heterozygote and an individual of P1 genotype.
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The current study examined hybridization between Chilean scallops and Canadian bay scallops and reports partial sterility of the F1 hybrids obtained from the 2 populations and the feasibility of backcrosses for the purpose of broadening the genetic basis of commercial bay scallop stocks.
2] hybrids and/or backcrosses (Avise & Van Den Avyle 1984; Forshage et al.
In the summer of 1992, Hanna began screening more than 27,000 pearl millet backcrosses growing at Tifton.
These are large enough to distinguish it from black spruce, but the hybrids and backcrosses from the zone of introgression in northeastern regions could not be distinguished.
The term "intermediate" as applied here is not limited to first generation hybrids, but may include backcrosses.
Interspecific hybridization and backcrosses between two sibling species of Pacific sea urchins (genus Echinometra) on Okinawan intertidal reefs.
1998), we observed that subcutaneous adipose tissue of 3/4 Brahman progeny contained less palmitic acid than 3/4 Angus progeny from Angus and Brahman backcrosses, but there was no differences between progeny groups in MUFA:SFA ratios (Table 3).