Sunday, May 24, 2015

Chance seedlings result from open pollination in nature or gardens
A chance seedling is a plant that is the product of unintentional breeding. It may be a genetically unique individual with desirable characteristics that is then intentionally bred. Plants that come from the artificial union of gametes from a maternal and paternal source are not chance seedlings.
Identifying the parent plants of a chance seedling may be difficult. It may be necessary to genetically analyse the seedling and surrounding plants to be sure.
The Kindred Spirit Hybrid Oak, Granny Smith Apple, Lady Alice, Red Delicious and Braeburn apples are chance seedlings that were selected and assigned cultivar status owing to their desirable properties.

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