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Release of An Improved Variety from Lab to Farmers: Part 2

Releasing new variety from lab to farmers

A variety is a genotype or group of genotypes approved for commercial cultivation by the Variety Release Committee and the Bangladesh government. A variety is also termed as ‘cultivar.’ The new variety should have morphological, physiological, and biochemical traits that set it apart from existing cultivars. In addition, it should …

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Bandarban: Where Heaven of Nature Meets Wild Blue Yonder

To give a view of Bandarban's beauty. Clicked by author

Bangladesh is blessed with a plethora of interesting spots to visit. The country has a lot to offer for a pleasant and educational trip, from gorgeous natural areas to historical landmarks. For its daring, unusual, and scenic terrain, the most isolated and least populated Bandarban is a popular destination among …

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Bryophyta: Classification and Identification of Bryophytes

Liverwort

Living organisms are classified into five kingdoms by R.H. Whittaker. He classified living species based on cellular structure, manner of nourishment, body organization, reproduction, phylogenetic relationship, and other factors. Monera, Protista, Fungi, Plantae, and Animalia were the five kingdoms. According to the above-mentioned criteria, the plant kingdom has been divided …

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Mutation Breeding: Pros, Cons and Achievements of Bangladesh

Mutations are tools to study the nature and functions of genes, as well as to generate raw materials for genetic improvements of crop plants. Many crop varieties with better quantitative, qualitative, and economic value have been developed using it. Recognizing the relevance of this technique in a country’s agricultural development, …

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