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means canola hybrid

Catalogue: Ground Cover
The development of varieties Oscar, Dunkeld and Rainbow - names older canola growers often mention when discussing their experiences with the crop - was a major turning point for the industry in 1992 and 1993, raising the bar for yield and blackleg resistance... Led by Neil Wratten from the NSW Department of Primary Industries (DPI) and Dr Phil Salisbury from the Victorian DPI, the program supported by the GRDC left a legacy of disease-resistant, high-yielding varieties that laid the foundations for a strong canola industry and more robust crop rotations... Hybrid (F1) seed produced on the female plants is a cross between the female and the male plants in the paddock...
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