Example 1 Backcrossing Incorporating a dominant trait

Stepl - Recurrent Parent x Donor Parent

F1 Hybrid generation

Step 1 - Select desirable plants showing dominant trait, and hybridize selected plants to recurrent parent. The generation produced is denoted BC1 (some cannabis breeders break from botanical convention and denote this generation Bxl. [BC1=Bx1]).

Step 3 - Select plants from BC1 and hybridize with the recurrent parent; the resulting generation is denoted BC2.

Step 4 - Select plants from BC2 and hybridize with the recurrent parent; the resulting generation is denoted BC3.

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