Thale cress suffering from hybrid necrosis (image) PLOS Share Print E-Mail Caption Example of thale cress suffering from hybrid necrosis. Left and right are the healthy parents; center is the sick hybrid offspring. Credit Image: Kirsten Bomblies Usage Restrictions Please cite the authors and PLoS Biology as the source. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.