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cultivar

a cultivated variety of a plant or animal species that contains unique features and can be propagated sexually or asexually In horticulture the use of cultivar names is common and is written after the species name, e.g. the common ivy cultivar Hedera helix (Goldheart).

cultivar,

n a plant not found in nature; the form used to cultivate in order to propogate desired characteristics.

cultivar

plant variety produced under cultivation.
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The Cultivar Registry itself is owned and updated by the BSI, and maintence of an up-to-date registry is the responsibility of a BSI Officer, the Cultivar Registrar.
The following common bean cultivars were evaluated: IAC-Una, Diamante Negro, IAC-Diplomata, FT-Nobre, Onix, IAC-Uirapuru, IPR-Tiziu, BRS-Explendor, IAC-Maravilha, and BRS-Supremo.
Since rice tiller production is determined in part by a plant's genetic makeup, crop breeders might someday be able to use this weedy rice trait to develop commercial rice cultivars that can convert rising C[O.
Early grape cultivars include Fredonia, Ontario and Seneca; mid-season cultivars are the well-known and often planted Concord and the white-fruited Niagara; and a late cultivar like Catawba.
With its elegant aroma and strong "umami" taste, combined with its high yield and upright branches, the Yabukita cultivar is ideal for mechanical harvesting.
Because of the risks of cross-pollination, new batches of F1s are often produced every year, which means collecting seed gives disappointing results if more than one F1 cultivar is grown within 50 yards.
On the other hand, phytic acid content did not vary significantly with cultivars such that both contained about 77 mg/100 g (Table 1).
lactucae was incorporated into the soil in 2002, and successive crops of susceptible lettuce cultivars were grown for 3 years in order to ensure high levels of inoculum throughout the field.
The UK record is an amazing 1504 lbs (682kg), using a Thomson and Morgan cultivar called Paton Twins Giant, named after the two brothers who selected the strain and hold the record.
Hydrating preservatives reduced the vase life of 18 cultivars, including feverfew, lisianthus, ornamental pepper, pineapple lily, shasta daisy, sweet william, sunflower, yarrow, and zinnia.