Breeder select for in a cereal crop, Biology

What characteristics might a breeder select for in (i) a cereal crop, (ii) a farm animal?

(i) In a cereal variety, a breeder might select for high yield; disease-, frost- or drought- resistance; early maturation; short straw (simpler to harvest); reduced need for fertilisers; good quality of product (e.g. high in protein); processing qualities (e.g. good for making bread). 

(ii) In a farm animal a breeder may select for high yield (wool, milk, meat); good meat/fat ratio; disease resistance; fertility (more offspring).

 

Posted Date: 5/28/2013 6:11:58 AM | Location : United States







Related Discussions:- Breeder select for in a cereal crop, Assignment Help, Ask Question on Breeder select for in a cereal crop, Get Answer, Expert's Help, Breeder select for in a cereal crop Discussions

Write discussion on Breeder select for in a cereal crop
Your posts are moderated
Related Questions
Honeybees are unusual in that male bees (drones) have only one copy of each gene, while female bees have two copies of their genes. That is because drones develop from eggs that ha

How do you explain in the absence of aldehyde group in the pentaacetate of D-glucose? Ans) when you react glucose with acetic anhydrate it forms pentaacetate with 5 OH grops it tel

Q. Mechanical means of instrument cleaning? Using mechanical means of instrument cleaning rather than hand scrubbing should minimize handling of instruments. If procedures are

Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM) While 'TEM is useful to study the internal structul-c of thc ccll. SEM is an important technique if you wish to examine the surl'ace features o

Lysosomes Lysosomes are small vesicles which are bounded by a single membrane & contain hydrolytic enzymes in the form of minute crystalline or semi crystalline granules of

Q. Aortic regurgitation by Cardiac Catheterization? Often cardiac catheterization is not indicated as reliable information for management decision making can be obtained throug

i have a question on how to proceed the fomular of delete the gene on the human body.

Chuck Darwin knew BLENDING THEORY, but he also knew that if it was true his NOT work because

Define Reagents for Determination of the Saponification Number of Fats? 0.5 N alcoholic KOH 0.5 N HCI Solid sodium carbonate 1% alcoholic solution of methyl orange

What do you understand by Flagella. A cellular hairlike locomotory structure which comprise an extension of the plasma membrane surrounding a 9+2 organization of microtubules.