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by dgermeys
Wed Mar 15, 2017 8:01 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: R. moyesii 'Highdownensis'
Replies: 36
Views: 3964

Re: R. moyesii 'Highdownensis'

Thanks for your replies! I think I will try to use it as a seed plant, as wel as a pollen plant. Probably the seedlings that have Highdownensis as a mother will look more like the mother, because they will get more chromosomes from the mother. That's why I wanted to know, would they get 3 sets or 4 ...
by dgermeys
Tue Mar 14, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: R. moyesii 'Highdownensis'
Replies: 36
Views: 3964

Re: R. moyesii 'Highdownensis'

I guess, what I am wondering about is, would R. 'Highdownensis' (pentaploid) behave like a canina rose does, I mean, like a caninae meiosis?

Did anyone try to work with this rose before?
by dgermeys
Sat Mar 11, 2017 3:49 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: R. moyesii 'Highdownensis'
Replies: 36
Views: 3964

R. moyesii 'Highdownensis'

Hi Has anyone tried to breed with Rosa 'Highdownensis'? From what I read on HelpMeFind, it should be a pentaploid. But I am wondering how it will behave. Will it give 3 sets of chromosomes as a seed, or will it give 4? And the same for the pollen: 2x or 1x? I was thinking of using Duchese de Montebe...
by dgermeys
Wed Mar 08, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: Rose Hybridizers Association Forum
Topic: Wild Edric
Replies: 33
Views: 10457

Re: Wild Edric

Did anyone of you tried some more crosses with Wild Edric? I have the rose myself and would love to know if it's worthwhile to use it in a breeding program. Just a beginner breeder myself, so I was wondering... anyone, any success?