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1

What is the backbone or root of any breeding programme?

genetic variability

2

germplasm collections are usually maintained at what temperatures?

Low

3

For what reasons is cross hybridisation very tedious and time consuming?

*Pollen grains have to be collected and placed on the stigma.
*Usually only one in a thousand progeny has the desirable traits

4

What carries out the evaluations for hybrid varieties in India

ICAR- Indian council of Agricultural Research.

5

The seeds of the desirable plants are certified by the ....?

national seed corporation (NSC)