, Volume 13, Issue 2, pp 173–177 | Cite as

Triple-cross hybrid kale

  • K. F. Thompson


A triple-cross method is described as an alternative to the double-cross method for the production in kale of 100 per cent hybrid seed. This new method would reduce the labour involved and improve yields in the early stages of seed multiplication. These advantages would justify slightly lower yields of forage from triple-cross hybrids than from double-crosses.


Plant Physiology Lower Yield Hybrid Seed Seed Multiplication Cent Hybrid 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • K. F. Thompson
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  1. 1.Plant Breeding InstituteTrumpington

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