volume 11, issue spe, P35-43 2011
DOI: 10.1590/s1984-70332011000500006
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Dilson Antônio Bisognin

Abstract: ABSTRACT -Horticulture is an important part of agriculture with many important crops being vegetatively propagated. The objectives of this work were to discuss some of the most important characteristics of vegetatively propagated crops and the breeding strategies to develop and propagate new cultivars. Vegetative propagation enables to fix favorable combinations of important traits, very specific chemical compositions, superior genetic variance interactions and high levels of heterozygosity. Breeding new cult…

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