Balanced an Pseudo Heterosis

Balanced an Pseudo Heterosis
Balanced Heterosis
  • Well balanced gene combinations which are more adaptive to environmental conditions and useful from the agriculture point of view result in balanced heterosis. It has application in hybrid production.


  • Also termed as luxuriance. Progeny possess superiority over parents is in vegetative growth, but not in yield and adaptation, usually sterile or poorly fertile. This concept cannot be utilized in hybrid varieties production.

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