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- 1) Plans and carries out breeding studies to develop and improve varieties of crops: Improves specific characteristics, such as yield, size, quality, maturity, and resistance to frost, drought, disease and insect pests in plants, utilizing principles of genetics and knowledge of plant growth.
- 2) Develops variety and selects most desirable plants for crossing.
- 3) Breeds plants, using methods such as inbreeding, crossbreeding, backcrossing, outcrossing, mutating, or interspecific hybridization and selection.
- 4) Selects progeny having desired characteristics and continues breeding and selection process to reach desired objectives.
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