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First filial generation



(genetics) The filial generation comprised of offspring(s) resulting from a cross between strains of distinct genotypes.


The first filial generation is the generation resulting immediately from a cross of the first set of parents (which are designated as the parental or P generation).

Variant: F1 generation

Compare: second filial generation

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