The Hybrid Seed Producer

Meet Edmund, from Ulysses, Nebraska. One crop Edmund grows each year is hybrid seed for a seed company that has a seed conditioning plant and seed warehouse close to his farm. Farmers throughout the corn belt states will pay the seed company a good price for the hybrid seed that Edmund will produce. To produce the hybrid seed, Edmund will grow the valuable parent lines the seed company discovered.

Edmund the hybrid seed producer. Image by Patricia Hain



The seed that the seed company sells is a result of...

To review this concept view Flowering Principles: The Flower and Sexual Reproduction.

Looks Good! Correct: Corn seeds are the products of sexual reproduction.