Taxonomy: Genetic Marker

What is marker? Marker may be defined as “Mark of identification”. In Biology three major types of markers are used: Morphological marker (also called “classical” or “visible” markers) which are phenotypic traits. Biochemical markers, which are called isozymes- multiple forms of enzymes, including allelic variants of enzymes. A genetic marker …

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Cytoplasmic Inheritance: Transfer of Genetic Characters by Means of Autonomous Organelles

The genes of nuclear chromosome have a significant and key role in the inheritance of almost all traits from generations to generations,but altogether they cannot be considered as the sole vehicle of inheritance because certain experimental evidences suggest the occurance of certain extranuclear genes or DNA molecules in the cytoplasm …

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Plant Introduction and Acclimatization: Easiest Method of Crop Improvement

Table of Content SL. No. Topic Name 01  Definition and types 02 Acclimatization 03 Purposes Definition & Types “Plant introduction and acclimatization” is the easiest and most rapid method of crop improvement in which the acclimatization follows the introduction and both the processes go side by side. Plant Introduction consists …

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