Plant Introduction and Acclimatization: History, Organizations & Procedure

Table of Content SL No. Topic Name 01 History & Organization 02 Functions Of Plant Introduction Agencies 03 Procedure History and Organization Crop plants have travelled into many new areas from their centers of origin. This movement of plants occurred with the movement of man. Most of these introductions occurred very …

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Bryophyta: Classification, Distribution & Characteristics

Bryophyta is a division of non-flowering plants or embryophytes (land plants) characterized by rhizoids rather than true roots and having little or no organized vascular tissue and showing distinct alternation of generations: gamete bearing forms and spore bearing forms. Like all land plants (embryophytes), bryophytes have life cycle with alternation …

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Introduction to & Basic Concepts of Plant Breeding

Plant breeding started with sedentary agriculture, particularly the domestication of the first agricultural plants, a practice which is estimated to date back 9,000 to 11,000 years. Initially, early human farmers selected food plants with particular desirable characteristics and used these as a seed source for subsequent generations, resulting in an …

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CRISPR Cas9: Plant Breeding is now at the Speed of Light

Introduction Plant breeding has been practised for thousands of years, since the rudiments of human civilization. It is now discussed worldwide by government institutions. Plant breeding is the purposeful manipulation of plant science in order to create desired genotypes and phenotypes for quest. This manipulation involves either controlled pollination, genetic …

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