If a horticulturist breeding gardenias succeeds in having a single plant with a particularly desirable set of traits, which of the following would be the most probable and efficient route to establishing a line of such plants? September 21, 2022 by 8i9x6 Backtrack through their previous experiments to obtain another plant with the same traits. Breed this plant with another plant with much weaker traits. Clone the plant. Force the plant to self-pollinate to obtain an identical one. See Answer Clone the plant.