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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RAPD primers with corresponding loci with their size range, number and proportion of polymorphic loci observed in dragon fruit germplasm.
Read about the project by searching for "national animal germplasm program" at www.USDA.gov.
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 0.001) in Egyptian garlic germplasm were highly significant.
Kammann says, "It's an incredible endorsement for these two individuals to stand tall with Agrisure technology and Syngenta germplasm."
The case is based on one of the authors' experience redesigning a database for the United States Department of Agriculture's National Animal Germplasm Program (NAGP), and it differs from other project-based teaching cases (e.g., Parker 2005, Cappel & Gillman 2011) in several ways.
(7) How much public access is there to plant and animal germplasm? What barriers, if any, limit public access to germplasm?
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).