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Barley meiosis: The importance of sticking together

The process of crop improvement is based on promoting the exchange of genetic material by making crosses between two complementary parent plants followed by identifying progenies that perform better than the original parents. The genetic exchange occurs

Why are all button mushroom cultivars similar?

Button mushrooms (Agaricus bisporus) are very popular edible mushrooms. However, for such an important crop only few genetically different cultivars are available. One of the main reasons for this is the unique way in which the genetic