Breeding and Genetics

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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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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