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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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There will be capacity building and awareness creation so that farmerfs are informed on the varieties that will no longer be availed in the market,' Lesiyampe said.
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It is pertinent to mention here that the varieties were approved by the Sindh Provincial Seed Council in its meeting held under the chairmanship of Minister for Agriculture Sindh, according to PARC press statement.
The survey was conducted in agro-ecological zone of Adaptive Research Farm Gujranwla during kharif 2010 to evaluate the economic return of approved and un-approved varieties of coarse rice.
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Successful category plans promote new varieties and take advantage of the promotional opportunities from the current crop production.
Examples of these wines would include Ramos Pinto's Dos Quintas, Quinta do Crasto's Vinha do Ponte and Maria Teresa, all made from selected vineyards known for very high quality and multiple varieties.
Veteran mango cultivator fear that mango varieties like Taimoorlang, Husnaara, Aabehayat and Zawahiri may soon be wiped out, since most of the mango growers are not focusing on these varieties.
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.
The reason for this is that each variety has a slightly different bloom period and planting two varieties will assure pollination over a longer time span.