PROCEDURE OF PLANT INTRODUCTION ( procurement of germplasm (as gift from…
PROCEDURE OF PLANT INTRODUCTION
procurement of germplasm
as gift from individuals/ institutions
collection through exploration
restriction on export & introduction of plant materials
keeping materials in isolation to prevent the spread of diseases
fumigation or other treatmenrs
accession no. is given to a new introduced material
information regarding name of species, variety, place of origin, adaptation & it various features are also recorded
cataloguing of germplasm collection is published by gene bank
the introduced materials is evaluated to access the potential of new introduction & their performance
these materials are evaluated at different substations (RYT or MLT)
the material that resistance to disease & pest is evaluated under favorable environment conditions.
MULTIPLICATION & DISTRIBUTION
This promising introductions or selections from the introductions may be high & released as varieties after the necessary trials.
most of the introduction, however are characterized for desirable traits & are maintained for future use.