Author Topic: Incorporating OSSI genetics into Grexes project.  (Read 93 times)

William S.

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Incorporating OSSI genetics into Grexes project.
« on: 2021-11-04, 08:17:16 PM »
I have been thinking some about incorporating OSSI genes into Grexes.

I have everything Joseph pledged except the okra.

I also have some of the following:
Dakota bumble bean
Beefy Resilient Grex bean
Lofthouse Landrace Bean
I had some WI-OSC carrots I planted them into a Grex years back now not sure if they survived and or have any viable descendants or not
Dakota Black Popcorn but it is probably getting old
Lofthouse Astronomy corn but I encorporated it into a Grex
Yukon Supreme corn but encorporated into same Grex
Harmony Synthetic Composite- planted into a Grex
Lofthouse Landrace Cucumbers- grew out a few years back. Probably have some more seed and some saved Grex seed.
Lofthouse Sunchoke - I just got this year, no seeds from it or Oikos strains yet
I think my Russian kale is Wild Garden Mix kale both the original and a new packet I got to reintroduce variety.
I grew farthest north galia melon and saved some seed also grew Lofthouse in the same patch.
Also grew Lofthouse oliverson musk melon as a seed crop isolated.
Have added both Aurora and Triple Purple Orach to my Orach patch but it is mostly this reddish Orach from the first packet I ever planted- founder effect!
Lofthouse buttercup I have both added to my maxima Grex and grown as an isolated seed crop.
Uncle Davids Dakota Dessert I added to my maxima/buttercup Grex
Lofthouse Landrace Moschata I added to a Moschata Grex but have some pure seed still
Also have Tetsukabuto descendents from Lofthouse buttercup etc.
Have had Blacktail Mountain watermelon and Egusi papershell. Not sure when or if I have any descended seed still for sure or if it's viable.
« Last Edit: 2021-11-05, 05:26:53 AM by William S. »
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Re: Incorporating OSSI genetics into Grexes project.
« Reply #1 on: 2021-11-05, 02:28:18 AM »
Are you sure all Joseph Lofthouse seeds are OSSI ?

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Re: Incorporating OSSI genetics into Grexes project.
« Reply #2 on: 2021-11-05, 05:22:28 AM »
Only the 11 or so he pledged and any descendents. Moschata, muskmelon, buttercup, beans, two corns, sunchokes, two tomatoes, okra, and cucumber. Those are the ones I'm talking about here.
https://osseeds.org/ossi-varieties/?breeder-last-first=Lofthouse%2C%20Joseph

Also talking about OSSI varieties from other breeders like the Podols Prairie Road in North Dakota.
« Last Edit: 2021-11-05, 05:43:39 AM by William S. »
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