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 ?
This medium is what Weismann terms the "germplasm." It carries the memories of the whole evolution of the race.
The germplasm of the species (Hylocereus spp.) was introduced from Thailand and many other countries (Patwary et al., 2013).
Tangible WP3 outputs for this purpose are referred to as 'toolkits', one composed of pre-breeding germplasm and the other the molecular markers needed to exploit that germplasm.
Just as the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in Norway is striving to preserve irreplaceable seeds for future generations, the National Animal Germplasm Program (NAGP) in Fort Collins, Colorado, has a mission to preserve livestock genetic diversity.
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.