Chapter Outline

Crop Plant Evolution Origins of Agriculture Evolution Under Domestication Plant Breeding

Breeding Methods Using Sexually Compatible Germplasm

Breeding Methods Using Sexually Incompatible Germplasm Plant Propagation Seed Propagation Asexual Plant Propagation Summary

Woody Trees Propagation SeedSteps Budding Plants

In this chapter, the processes that have produced and propagated domesticated plants are discussed. Proposed origins of our agricultural societies are presented along with the phenotypic changes that occurred during crop domestication. Plant breeding methods using conventional and nonconventional strategies are outlined. Then, propagation methods using seeds and asexual propagules are discussed.

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