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DH Technology in Maize Research and Breeding

DH Technology in Maize Research and Breeding Homozygous inbred lines are the basis of hybrid maize breeding. Two inbred lines are crossed to produce high yielding hybrids. Hybrid varieties exploit heterosis and is highly successful in increasing the agriculture production worldwide. Inbred lines are formed by continuous selfing for 6 …

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Biosynthesis and regulation of jasmonic acid & salicylic acid in plant stress tolerance

  Biosynthesis and regulation of jasmonic acid & salicylic acid in plant stress tolerance By SADAF SALEEM Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, University of Agriculture Faisalabad. Phytohormones and their derivatives are considered as major regulators of plant growth and development and systemic response mediators in different physiological actions under …

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PLANT BREEDING INNOVATIONS

Plant Breeding Innovations Rahil Shahzad, Shakra Jamil, Dr. Muhammad Zaffar Iqbal, Dr. Sajid-Ur-Rahman Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute, AARI Faisalabad Rahilshahzad91@gmail.com Innovations in Plant breeding comprises a number of methods which are used by the plant researchers and plant breeders to improve crops for farmers quickly and precisely. A brief Discussion …

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Polyploidy as an evolutionary event in rice

  Polyploidy as an evolutionary event in rice Sadaf¬† Saleem Department of Plant Breeding and Genetics, University of Agriculture Faisalabad. Introduction The organism with multiple sets of its haploid chromosome no. (x) is termed as polyploid and the phenomena lead to the situation is polyploidy. The individual with two sets …

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Photosynthesis, under drought stress

Photosynthesis, under drought stress Hamna Shazadee1, Sonia Zulfiqar1, Mahnoor Jamil1, Shakra Jamil2, Rahil Shahzad2 Centre of Agricultural Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Agriculture Faislabad Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute, AARI, Faisalabad. Importance of water Water is one of the most important substances which both plant and animal need for their survival. …

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Nano Biotechnology; its concept, benefits and applications: a medical perspective

Nano Biotechnology; its concept, benefits and applications: a medical perspective Sana Shaheen1, Farah Kamal1, Rahil Shahzad2, Shakra Jamil2. Muhammad Zaffar Iqbal2 Centre of Agricultural Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad. Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute, AARI, Faisalabad.   Nanotechnology is a scientific approach that involves materials and equipments capable of …

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Marker Assisted Selection in Plant Breeding

Marker Assisted Selection in Plant Breeding Purwa Khan1, Hamna Shazadee1, Sana Shaheen1, Shakra Jamil2, Rahil Shahzad2 Centre of Agricultural Biochemistry and Biotechnology, University of Agriculture Faisalabad. Agricultural Biotechnology Research Institute, AARI, Faisalabad.   Marker assisted selection has revolutionized the field of plant breeding and genetics. DNA markers are short sequences …

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