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What is Heterosis

Heterosis

HETEROSIS 1.1 Meaning of Heterosis: When two homozygous individuals inbreeds (a true breeding line obtained by continuous inbreeding) genetically unlike constituents are crossed together, the resulting hybrids obtained from the crossed seeds are usually robust, vigorous, productive and taller than the either parents. Heterosis Definition: This increased productivity or superiority …

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