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Table 1 Number of seeds produced and germinated in relation to the number of crosses carried out, cross fertility and the number of self-fertilised seed produced for each generation of the introgression programme for T. timopheevii into hexaploid wheat

From: Development and characterisation of interspecific hybrid lines with genome-wide introgressions from Triticum timopheevii in a hexaploid wheat background

  Seeds sown Germination rate (%) Crosses made Cross fertility (%) Crossed seeds produced Seeds/Cross Self-fertilised seeds produced
Wheat × T. timopheevii 424 5 150 0.3
F1 86 85 351 16 152 0.4 0
BC1 90 42 204 94 1317 6.5 395
BC2 187 78 641 93 6398 10 3077
BC3 101 81 312 99 4637 15 3471
BC4 6 67 15 100 229 15.3 75
Total 470 1947 12,883 7018