filial generation


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filial generation

[¦fil·ē·əl ‚jen·ə¦rā·shən]
(genetics)
Any generation following the parental generation.
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Percent hatch of eggs oviposited by first filial generation ([F.sub.1]) (%) Dose (Gy) UF x [F.sub.1]M [F.sub.1]F x UM [F.sub.1]F x [F.sub.1]M Untreated 74.7 [+ or -] 2.6 74.7 [+ or -] 2.6 74.7 [+ or -] 2.6 200 9.4 [+ or -] 1.7 -- -- 250 0 -- -- 300 -- -- -- Note: UF = non-irradiated females, UM = non-irradiated males, [F.sub.1]F = first filial generation females of UF x TM; [F.sub.1]M = first filial generation males of UF x TM.
(2) Filial generation [Q.sub.t] is produced through dual tournament that mainly consists of noninferior sorting and crowding distance calculating for individuals of the parent generation [P.sub.t].