Usage examples for Hybrids

  1. Never before nor since has grape- growing received the attention in America as given during the introduction of Rogers' hybrids. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  2. And just as ridiculous as any other hybrids. – The Sisters-In-Law by Gertrude Atherton
  3. But what everybody knows is that a war was fought and won by a multitude of efforts, stimulated, no one knows in what proportion, by the motives of Wilson and the motives of Harvey and all kinds of hybrids of the two. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  4. The different varieties of the horse, such as the little black Shetland pony and the tall white Arabian, will not only breed together but these hybrids will continue to perpetuate their kind, thereby proving their identity of species. – A Manual of the Antiquity of Man by J. P. MacLean
  5. The first experiment made it appear doubtful whether these heterogeneous hybrids could live. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  6. Will it be charged that the splendid achievements of such thinkers are hybrids between things which Nature has meant to remain apart? – Natural Law in the Spiritual World by Henry Drummond
  7. The Species and most of their hybrids need no pruning beyond cutting out dead wood, and occasionally cutting the young base shoots back to hard, well- ripened wood, when the tips are touched by frost. – Roses and Rose Growing by Rose Georgina Kingsley
  8. The most promising varieties for general use at present seem to be the two hybrids of Riparia and Rupestris, 3306 and 3309. They have great resistance to the phylloxera, root and graft almost as easily as St. George, and are quite sufficiently vigorous to support any variety of vinifera. – Manual of American Grape-Growing by U. P. Hedrick
  9. It remains for further experiments to decide what the character of the adult hybrids would be. – Darwin and Modern Science by A.C. Seward and Others
  10. It seems probable that mutations are of different kinds, as exemplified in Oenothera by gigas and rubricalyx respectively, the former producing only sterile hybrids, the latter behaving exactly like a Mendelian unit. – Hormones and Heredity by J. T. Cunningham
  11. The subject of the plasticity of cultivated plants, and especially of hybrids, is in one sense an old one; but much work is being done which proves, as such work is apt to do, that very much more may be done by well- planned experiments on the selection of new varieties raised by hybridising and cultivation. – Disease in Plants by H. Marshall Ward
  12. That somewhere, and somehow, such nuclear- protoplasm as induces the changes in the characters of hybrids, etc. – Disease in Plants by H. Marshall Ward
  13. A score of men were brought up, ignorant, half- dumb, heavy- browed men, all dressed in the amphibious garb of out- o'- door town labourers,- of whom there exists a class of hybrids between the rural labourer and the artizan,- each one of whom acknowledged that after noon on the election day he received ten shillings, with instructions to vote for Griffenbottom and Underwood. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  14. A long series of natural hybrids of wheat, barley, and oats are also described and discussed by Rimpau, as well as artificial crosses- some very remarkable- of barleys, but they must be passed over here. – Disease in Plants by H. Marshall Ward