Lecture 18 - Seed saving and seed testing

Lecture 18 - Seed saving and seed testing - Seed Saving &...

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Seed Saving & Seed Testing Lecture 18
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Why save seeds? Most common way to propagate plants Conservation of _________ _____________
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Crop domestication
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___________ – local varieties uniquely adapted to specific locale; high __________ diversity Crop domestication
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________ – group of plants that originated in cultivation, are unique & similar in appearance characteristics, and are maintained through __________________ Crop domestication Osteospermum ‘Pink Whirls’ A cultivar selected for its intriguing and colorful flowers Apple ‘Sun down’
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Seeds are the genetic repositories of thousands of years of _______ for crop plants Global __________________, ensuring that a diverse variety of food crops survive threats such as disease, pests, droughts and other natural disasters, and global warming _____________ is rapidly being lost Why save seeds? In the land of the potato http://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=in+the+
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This note was uploaded on 04/03/2011 for the course HORT 201 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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Lecture 18 - Seed saving and seed testing - Seed Saving &...

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