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What is plant breeding ?


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Plant breeding is the manipulation of plant species in order to create desired plant types that are better suited for cultivation, give better yields and are disease resistance. 

Plant breeding is done to-

  • Increase crop yield. 
  • Improve quality. 
  • Increase tolerance to environmental stresses. 
  • Make the plants resistant to pathogens. 
  • Increase tolerance to insect pest. 

Biology

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