Plant Breeding – How new varieties are created?

Plant Breeding – How new varieties are created?

What is genetic diversity? Plants can reproduce either vegetatively (asexually) or from seed (sexually). When reproducing vegetatively, the plant makes clones of itself. When you plant cuttings taken from plants, that’s making clones! Strawberry reproduces very efficiently from runners, that grow around the plant. Each runner has exactly the sam...
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What is the structure of a Plant?

What is the structure of a Plant?

For plants, a basic set of structures include roots, stems and leaves. Usually all plants have these, and their beginnings are already formed inside the seed. All other organs, like spikes, tubers and tendrils, are specialized later from the basic structures. Let’s look at the basic structures a bit closer! Root Roots are well branched because ...
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