Some articles on cross, hybrid, cross hybrid:
... Hayes and East later found described that a cross, or hybrid, between two inbred varieties of corn produced offspring that was more vigorous, larger and hardier that both ... theory of “heterosis,” which explained the increased vigor and yield observed in hybrid maize ... The same year, he created a double-cross hybrid corn by breeding two separate hybrid individuals ...
Famous quotes containing the word cross:
“How have I been able to live so long outside Nature without identifying myself with it? Everything lives, moves, everything corresponds; the magnetic rays, emanating either from myself or from others, cross the limitless chain of created things unimpeded; it is a transparent network that covers the world, and its slender threads communicate themselves by degrees to the planets and stars. Captive now upon earth, I commune with the chorus of the stars who share in my joys and sorrows.”
—Gérard De Nerval (18081855)