|MadSci Network: Botany|
Since fruits are derived from the ovary wall or receptacle and hence are from maternal tissue, I would expect them to be reading maternal DNA as they develop. So, why do I get strange "hybrid" squashes when I plant open pollinated varieties? I can see how the seeds from this mating would produce hybrid fruits, but why the strange fruits in the "P1 generation"? Thanks for your help!
Re: Why do fruits resemble both parents?
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