HORT 100 Week 4 Notes
HORT 100 Week 4 Notes HORT 100-001
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This 1 page Class Notes was uploaded by Erin Wade on Friday September 16, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to HORT 100-001 at Colorado State University taught by Hughes, Harrison G in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 10 views. For similar materials see Horticultural Science in Agriculture / Horticulture at Colorado State University.
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9/12/16 Crop Origins and Improvement Vavilov’s centers of origin ● Vavilov identified the places across the globe where plant domestication probably originated and reasoned that these would be the places that retained the most genetic diversity ● People went to these areas to try to collect and preserve as many different seeds as possible ● Germplasm protoplasm of the sexual reproductive cells containing the units of heredity (chromosomes and genes) National Plant Germplasm System Preserve genetic diversity of plants Germplasm station regions: ● Western ● North Central ● Southern ● Northeastern Facilities Used ● USDA Plant Germplasm Laboratory ● USDA National Seed Storage Laboratory (Germplasm center) ● StateFederal Interregional Potato Induction Facility ● National Clonal Germplasm Facility Repositories ● GRIN System ● Advisery System International Efforts IBPGR International Board for Plant Germplasm Resources 9/14/16 Plant Propagation Sexual Propagation (seed) plant a seed ● Create a new plant Aesexual Propagation (vegetative) taking cuttings from a plant and growing it ● Make more of the exact same plant 9/16/16 Just review