What do we mean by outcrossing of a strain?
And how is it done?


This is covered in this old thread.

The forum search function is still broken, but you can always do a Google search for your term(s) and “”.

It might also be good to start only a single thread with any one question at the same time, and to come up with a post title more specific than “Information”, “Question”, or “Definition”.

Also, the glossary over at WormAtlas addresses “backcross” and “outcross”, among many other worm-centric definitions: