what is plant breeding ?

plant Breeding Plant breeding is a science based on principles of genetics and cytogenetics. It aims at improving the genetic make up of the crop plants. The following objectives of plant breeding are, objective of plant breeding Higher yield Improved quality Diseases and insect resistance Change in maturity duration Agronomic characteristics Photo insensitivity Synchronous maturity […]

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Important Terminology of Genetics&Plant Breeding

Important Terminology of Genetics&Plant Breeding Terminology : 1. Genetics: The branch of biology concerned with the study of heredity and variation 2. Eugenics: The application of principles of genetics for the improvement of humankind. 3. Gene pool: The sum total of all the alleles present in the breeding or reproductive members of a random mating […]

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Role of Mutation breeding in plant

—Introduction —Types of mutation —Mutagens —Mutation Breeding —Breeding procedures —Achievements of mutation breeding —Advantages of mutation —Limitations of mutation breeding —Conclusion                               INTRODUCTION —Mutation refers to sudden heritable change in the phenotype of an individual. —Is the change in genetic material […]

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