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back·cross

 (băk′krôs′, -krŏs′)
tr.v. back·crossed, back·cross·ing, back·cross·es
To cross (a hybrid) with one of its parents or with an individual genetically identical to one of its parents.
n.
1. The act of making such a cross.
2. An individual resulting from such a cross.
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backcross

(ˈbækˌkrɒs)
vb
(Genetics) to mate (a hybrid of the first generation) with one of its parents
n
1. (Genetics) the offspring so produced
2. (Genetics) the act or process of backcrossing
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back•cross

(ˈbækˌkrɔs, -ˌkrɒs)

v.t.
1. to cross (a hybrid of the first generation) with either of its parents.
n.
2. an instance of such crossing.
[1900–05]
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backcross


Past participle: backcrossed
Gerund: backcrossing

Imperative
backcross
backcross
Present
I backcross
you backcross
he/she/it backcrosses
we backcross
you backcross
they backcross
Preterite
I backcrossed
you backcrossed
he/she/it backcrossed
we backcrossed
you backcrossed
they backcrossed
Present Continuous
I am backcrossing
you are backcrossing
he/she/it is backcrossing
we are backcrossing
you are backcrossing
they are backcrossing
Present Perfect
I have backcrossed
you have backcrossed
he/she/it has backcrossed
we have backcrossed
you have backcrossed
they have backcrossed
Past Continuous
I was backcrossing
you were backcrossing
he/she/it was backcrossing
we were backcrossing
you were backcrossing
they were backcrossing
Past Perfect
I had backcrossed
you had backcrossed
he/she/it had backcrossed
we had backcrossed
you had backcrossed
they had backcrossed
Future
I will backcross
you will backcross
he/she/it will backcross
we will backcross
you will backcross
they will backcross
Future Perfect
I will have backcrossed
you will have backcrossed
he/she/it will have backcrossed
we will have backcrossed
you will have backcrossed
they will have backcrossed
Future Continuous
I will be backcrossing
you will be backcrossing
he/she/it will be backcrossing
we will be backcrossing
you will be backcrossing
they will be backcrossing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been backcrossing
you have been backcrossing
he/she/it has been backcrossing
we have been backcrossing
you have been backcrossing
they have been backcrossing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been backcrossing
you will have been backcrossing
he/she/it will have been backcrossing
we will have been backcrossing
you will have been backcrossing
they will have been backcrossing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been backcrossing
you had been backcrossing
he/she/it had been backcrossing
we had been backcrossing
you had been backcrossing
they had been backcrossing
Conditional
I would backcross
you would backcross
he/she/it would backcross
we would backcross
you would backcross
they would backcross
Past Conditional
I would have backcrossed
you would have backcrossed
he/she/it would have backcrossed
we would have backcrossed
you would have backcrossed
they would have backcrossed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.backcross - mate a hybrid of the first generation with one of its parents
crossbreed, hybridise, hybridize, interbreed, cross - breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties; "cross a horse and a donkey"; "Mendel tried crossbreeding"; "these species do not interbreed"
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Effects of combined [F.sub.1] hybrids and backcrosses on phenotypic correlations in Geospiza fortis and G.
A total of 11 backcrosses were made since the original cross of DP 16 x FFA.
The results of mating tests with females from the backcrosses were thus consistent with a genetic basis for mating discrimination: the intermediate phenotype expressed by [F.sub.1] females was strengthened by backcrossing to Canton-S and weakened by backcrossing to Tai-Y.
In 2000, the [P.sub.1], [P.sub.2], the backcrosses of both reciprocal [F.sub.1] populations [B[C.sub.1]([P.sub.1]) = [F.sub.1](female) x [P.sub.1] and B[C.sub.1]([P.sub.2]) = [F.sub.1] (female) x [P.sub.2]], and [F.sub.2] populations were produced.
The marker should therefore be associated in backcrosses with most of the D.
ABCP-8 pinto is a B[C.sub.5][F.sub.3:6] line obtained from five backcrosses ('Chase'*5/XAN 159) between the donor parent XAN 159 and recurrent parent Chase pinto.
MD 65-11ne was produced by five backcrosses to Deltapine 16ne as the recurrent parent and FTA 263-20 as the donor parent (GP 154, Culp and Harrel, 1980).
This full-sib progeny resulted from backcrosses to transfer and combine Pm and Rz1.
For backcrosses five and six, C37 (PI 590715) (Lewellen et al., 1985) was again used as the recurrent parent.
Conclusions from these studies suggested that it would take only two backcrosses to jointed goatgrass for partial restoration of self-fertility and that A and B genome chromosomes appear to be slowly eliminated as self-fertility and the normal chromosome number of jointed goatgrass is restored.
N95L11881 (Siouxland/2*N86L177) and 97L9521 (Siouxland/ 4*N86L177) were derived from intermatings and backcrosses between Siouxland and N86L177 (PI 559717).