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Breeding Onions

Posted by mark_fields z5 MO (My Page) on
Tue, Sep 21, 10 at 14:27

Does anyone know of a link or publication that outlines how the home gardener may breed onions? I've done it myself, but would like to review a well researched document to see what I did wrong, how to improve it and how to work with subsequent generations.

Specifically I want to work with potato and topset onions crossed with commercial onions to improve on size and reduce pungency in the multipliers.


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RE: Breeding Onions

If you will to breed onions you need the musk flyes.:-)))


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