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single cross

n. Genetics
The hybrid of two inbred lines. It can be represented as AB, the product of the cross A × B, where A and B represent inbred lines.
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Later on India has developed an expertise in this area and since then as many as eight single cross hybrids have already been released.
89 grains was related to Single Cross 701 and the lowest number was 9.
We can't rely on Joe to come out every single time and take every single cross.
City boss Mancini said new pounds 27million striker Dzeko must find his form quickly and criticised winger Wright-Phillips for failing to produce a single cross.
Based on this single cross section, a potential open cut pit may be expected to have a vertical depth of approximately 450m and a width exceeding 1000m.
Peter said his mother was "a lady" adding: "I never, ever heard her in her life say a single cross word to anybody.
The aim of this research is, therefore, to determine genetic variability in some single cross hybrids of quality protein maize and to establish the relationship between key morphological traits and yield.
Each single cross was isolated in its own room to prevent contamination.
Sven should have tried 3-5-2 for at least the second half instead we had 90 minutes of Wayne Bridge not going past his man once and not putting over a single cross.
I swear that even if youand your dadhad never exchanged a single cross word, it would still have happened.
In all those years, Roy Clark and I never had a single cross word or a single cross thought,'' Owens said.