germplasm


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germplasm

also

germ plasm

(jûrm′plăz′əm)
n.
1. The genetic material of a species or other related group of organisms, collected for use in study, conservation, and breeding.
2. Germ cells as distinguished from other body cells.
3. The hereditary material of a germ cell.
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The National Program for conservation, improvement and promotion of livestock breeds establishes the obligation to establish germplasm banks, in order to preserve genetic material indefinitely.
Germplasm is often conserved "conventionally" in the form of seeds, which can be stored dry at ambient temperatures.
Both sides also agreed for exchanging of tea germplasm as per requirement to assist NTHRI in selection and evaluation of suitable germplasm for black tea.
Screening of rice germplasm lines against rice root-knot nematode Meloidogyne graminicola.
development for foot and mouth; agriculture germplasm for wheat and cotton; pest management strategies; control of tree die back; increasing health and nutrient value of food, biotechnology, water security and policy matters.
There is no larger assembly of preserved genetic material from animals that provide food and fiber than that in the National Animal Germplasm Collection.
Statistical analysis showed that the effects of germplasm geographical location and interaction between germplasm and geographical location on the allicin content (Pless than 0.
Kammann says, "It's an incredible endorsement for these two individuals to stand tall with Agrisure technology and Syngenta germplasm.
The conference emphasized the importance of improving germplasm (i) preservation programs to manage worldwide animal genetic resources.
Categories: Agriculture and Food, Agricultural industry, Agricultural research, Animals, Conservation, Genetics, Grain and grain products, Plants (organisms), Program evaluation, Research and development, Research and development costs, Species, Statistical data, National Plant Germplasm System
This nations' crop genetic resources are currently conserved in a series of genebanks and clonal repositories that are part of the National Plant Germplasm System (NPGS).
Questions about the value of germplasm and levels of use have complicated the debate about funding for genebanks.