Lecture 3_Plant Propagation

Lecture 3_Plant Propagation - Plant Propagation Plant 2...

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Plant Propagation Plant Propagation
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2 types of Propagation 2 types of Propagation Sexual from seed Adv.: most all plants reproduce by seed, easier Asexual From vegetative parts: stem, leaf, roots Adv.: fast, exact duplication
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Seed result from pollination… Seed result from pollination…
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Propagation Propagation from Seed from Seed Self pollination Self pollination Pollen from one flower fertilizes that same flower Cross pollination Cross pollination Pollen from flower on one plant fertilizes the pollen from a flower on another plant
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PEACH PEACH = self pollinated
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Will the seed from self Will the seed from self pollination produce a plant pollination produce a plant that is an exact duplicate of that is an exact duplicate of the plant it came from? the plant it came from?
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One Plant Identical Egg cells Pollen cells Recombination NOT identical
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Offspring resulting from cross pollination Or crossing of 2 genetically pure lines Hybrid Seed Hybrid Seed
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Hybrid Seed Hybrid Seed Offspring resulting from cross pollination Or crossing of 2 genetically pure lines Produce healthier, faster growing plants due to hybrid vigor Should you save the seed from a hybrid plant and sow it the following year?
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Growing Plants from SEED Growing Plants from SEED Outdoors: direct sowing Indoors: indirect sowing Only healthy seedlings get transplanted Early maturity Shortens field growing period
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Direct Direct Sowing Sowing Pea Corn Bean Beet Carrot Squash Cucumber Tomato Pepper Eggplant Cabbage Broccoli Cauliflower Kale Indirect Indirect Sowing Sowing
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Seeding the Garden Small seeds (like carrots and lettuce) should be
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2012 for the course HOS 1014 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at University of Florida.

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Lecture 3_Plant Propagation - Plant Propagation Plant 2...

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