germplasm


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germ·plasm

also germ plasm  (jûrm′plăz′əm)
n.
1. The genetic material of a species or other related group of organisms, collected for use in study, conservation, and breeding.
2. Germ cells as distinguished from other body cells.
3. The hereditary material of a germ cell.

germplasm

(ˈdʒɜːmˌplæzəm)
n
(Biology)
a. the part of a germ cell that contains hereditary material; the chromosomes and genes
b. the germ cells collectively. Compare somatoplasm
References in classic literature ?
But some strains of germplasm carry an excessive freightage of memories--are, to be scientific, more atavistic than other strains; and such a strain is mine.
The Ministry has signed six new agreements with associations of breeders of pure breeds for the deposit of genetic material in the National Bank of Animal Germplasm.
Plant germplasm is the hereditary material from which new plants can be grown.
ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) and Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences here on Friday agreed for exchanging tea germplasm to promote the tea production.
Out of 50 germplasms, Pusa 1637-18-7-6-20 found to be most promising germplasm against rice RKN to reduce the number of galls/plant and increasing the root and shoot length during both cropping season.
FAISALABAD -- The agricultural scientists will develop stress-tolerant germplasm for cotton, wheat and heat-tolerant livestock in order to fight climate change and food insecurity issues.
This is the third in a series of articles about the Agricultural Research Service's plant, animal, arthropod, parasite, and microbial germplasm collections.
This study was conducted to explore the genetic variation of allicin content among Chinese and Egyptian garlic germplasm the role of genetic improvement in allicin content enhancement and the combined influence of genetic and environmental factors on allicin contents in Egyptian garlic germplasm grown in Egypt and China respectively.
The information varies from species to species, but might include origin, distribution, diversity, and taxonomy; genomic affinities and speciation; erosion of genetic diversity from the traditional areas; status of germplasm resources conservation; germplasm maintenance and evaluation; the use of germplasm in crop improvement; limitations on germplasm use; germplasm enhancement through wide crosses; genomic resources; and new sources of genetic diversity.
Matt Kammann, Syngenta's Business Development Manager North America Corn, says, "The Innotech brand provides additional channels for growers to access and experience our Agrisure technology and the elite germplasm Syngenta has developed.
The case is based on one of the authors' experience redesigning a database for the United States Department of Agriculture's National Animal Germplasm Program (NAGP), and it differs from other project-based teaching cases (e.
government through the National Plant Germplasm System (NPGS)--primarily a federally and state-supported effort aimed at maintaining supplies of plant germplasm with diverse genetic traits for use in breeding and scientific research.