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fil·i·al gen·er·a·tion (F),

the offspring of a genetically specified mating: first filial generation (symbol F1), the offspring of parents of contrasting genotypes; second filial generation (F2), the offspring of two F1 individuals; third filial generation (F3), fourth filial generation (F4), etc., the offspring in succeeding generations of continued inbreeding of F1 descendents.

filial generation

[fil′ē·əl]
Etymology: L, filius, son, generare, to beget
the offspring produced from a given mating or cross. See also first filial generation, second filial generation.

fil·i·al gen·er·a·tion

(F) (fil'ē-ăl jen'ĕr-ā'shŭn)
The offspring of a genetically specified mating: first filial generation (symbol F1), the offspring of parents of contrasting genotypes; second filial generation (F2), the offspring of two F1 individuals; third filial generation (F3), fourth filial generation (F4), and so on; the offspring in succeeding generations of continued inbreeding of F1 descendents.

filial generation

any generation following the parental generation.
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Tenders are invited for supply of f1 hybrid vegetable seeds to different blocks of malda district.
A hybrid seed or F1 or F1 hybrid is a first generation seed, which is produced by controlled cross pollination between different varieties of the same plant.
This stunning F1 hybrid geranium packs a punch - huge mop-headed flowers in bright scarlet that will make heads turn in your garden.
Last week Brian Jones of Portsmouth asked why F1 hybrid seeds are expensive.
Although the fertilization and development rates obtained from the backcrosses were quite low as a result of the partial sterility of the F1 or backcross hybrids, adequate numbers of backcross hybrids were obtained based on the abundant F1 hybrid parents.
Seed saved from the first crosspollination of two unrelated open-pollinated plants is called F1 hybrid seed.
But as in the case of vegetables, seed saved from F1 hybrid ornamentals give poor results.
If you don't want to wait quite that long, buy one-year-old crowns to plant in early spring and go for an all male F1 hybrid as male plants tend to be more productive.
4000 kg of F1 hybrid seed of these 5 combinations have been produced which will be planted during this year in different ecologies of cotton and its results will be available at the end of this year.