Genetic determinism of prickles in rose

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pacificjade
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Re: Genetic determinism of prickles in rose

Post: # 72195Post pacificjade
Sun Oct 11, 2020 7:49 pm

Pesky recessives :]

Well, whatever the case, Bonica and Summer Wind are good at either reducing or eliminating prickles. I have some linebred Dortmund types bred with Bonica. Zero prickles -- 7 years old now. One can see Meilland has also used Bonica in climbers for this exact reason.

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