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variety

 [vah-ri´ĕ-te]
a taxonomic subcategory of a species.

variety

/va·ri·e·ty/ (vah-ri´ĕ-te) in taxonomy, a subcategory of a species.

variety

(və-rī′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. varie·ties

variety

a group of organisms that differs in some way from other groups of the same species. Botanically this is often below the level of subspecies, but in zoology the term is often synonymous with subspecies or race. However, it is also often used for a morphological variant, for example forms displaying MELANISM.

variety,

n 1. diversity.
2. an intermediate taxonomical category in biology and bacteriology. Usually synonymous with
subspecies. See also subspecies.

variety

a taxonomic subcategory of a species.
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The approval of 3 new rice varieties KSK-434, PK-386 and PS-2 evolved by Rice Research Institute, Kala Shah Kaku was also granted subject to certificate by Director General Federal Seed Certification & Registration Department, Islamabad.
For many years, Seminis Home Garden has marketed innovative vegetable varieties to well-known seed retailers in North America," explained Seminis Home Garden Business lead John Marchese.
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The orchard owners say they are compelled to concentrate on just a few varieties due to market demand.
The plan to protect the variety is to irrigate plots in which the new varieties are planted in February so that the crop blossoms early and no cross-pollination takes place.
Compared to the modern monoculture model, blending wheat varieties is a different approach," says Cowger, who works in ARS's Plant Sciences Research Unit at Raleigh, North Carolina.
Joe Simrany, president of the Tea Association, said one reason tea sales have spiked is the increase in varieties now available to American consumers.
Monsanto has made pest-resistant varieties with a gene from Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt), a bacterium that kills certain types of insects.
Although there is some debate on the issue, heirloom plant varieties are usually labeled as such when they are known to have been cultivated for at least 50 years.
Those popcorn varieties with the highest degree of crystallinity yielded the fewest unpopped kernels, the Purdue team reports in a forthcoming Biomacromolecules.
Supersonic offers us the earliest maturing variety available, which would allow more growers to sow after winter wheat and/or sow conventionally and harvest up to one week earlier than competing varieties," he added.
soybean varieties include those that can reduce saturated fat, increase flavor stability and eliminate the need for hydrogenation in soybean oil.