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Volume 39 Number 2 Article 4 Pages: 11-16
Year 1985 Month 4
Title: Hybridization of Citrus and Related Genera
Author: H.C. Barrett
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Abstract:
Intergeneric hybridization has not received much attention from plant breeders and the literature on this subject is rather meager. Successful re sults from intergeneric hybridization have been rare. Almost without exception, this strategy has been used only after attempts to solve breeding problems by the use of more conventional strategies have failed. Let us examine some facts about Citrus and its relatives that must be considered in determining if intergeneric hybrid ization is an appropriate breeding strategy for solving citrus breeding problems.

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