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Fruit Breeding

Plant Breeding
 The principles and methods by which genetic constitution of plants is changed are together called plant breeding.

Fruit Breeding
Fruit breeding refers to the purposeful genetic improvement of
fruit crops through various techniques including selection, hybridization, mutation, induction and molecular techniques (Jainick, 2012).Fruit breeding is and ancient technology which is originated with domestication of fruits in prehistory and antiquity when useful species were identified, chosen, cultivated and improved by continuous selection. To some people fruit breeding   means a combination of science and art of making cross between two fruit cultivars in the hope to get new and superior cultivars have unique desirable characters.


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