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Diversity, classification, and nomenclature of cultivated plants, weeds, microbes, and insect-pests
Centers of diversity of crops and wild genetic diversity
Learn introductory biotechnology and biodiversity with Braimy- B.Sc Agriculture
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  • Sum total of genes present in a species is called germ plasm.
  • Conservation has to be done in such a way that there is minimum risk of its loss and that it can be either planted directly in field or can be prepared for planting.
  • It can be done by two ways:

A) Insitu conservation:

  • National Park, Biosphere reserve, Gene sanctuary.

B) Exsitu Conservation:

  • Seed banks

i) Orthodox seeds : Moisture 5% or low.

ii) Recalcitrant seeds: Moisture 12-30%.

  • Plant banks
  • Cell and organ bank
  • Shot tip banks
  • DNA bank
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