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Rice Vocs

Rice Vocs
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Mutant

A variant from the normal or wild type that is inherited; the product of mutation.

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Mutagen

A physical or chemical agent capable of producing a heritable change in the DNA sequence of an organism.

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Multiplication

The growing of seed for sale or wide distribution as a planting material in a given community or for specific research.

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Multiple resistance

Resistance to several stresses such as insects, nematodes, diseases, drought, and nutritional deficiencies.

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Multiple range test

A sequential test used to make pairwise comparisons among several means which provide the least significant ranges.

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Multiple cross

A cross involving more than two parents.

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Multiple Cropping Index (MCI)

The sum of the areas planted to different crops harvested during the year, divided by the total cultivated area.

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Multiple cropping

Growing more than one crop in the same plot in one year.

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Multiple Arbitrary Amplicon Profiling (MAAP)

A collective term used to describe the rapd, ap-pcr, and daf reactions.

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Multiple alleles

A series of more than two mutational forms at a given locus.

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Multiphase sampling

Collecting information from different categories and from different subsamples.

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Multilocation trials

The same experiment is conducted in a number of different locations or sites across a geographic area.

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Multilines

Breeding lines composed of a number of backcross derivatives of a recurrent parent, each carrying a different resistant gene.

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Multiline variety

A variety composed by mixing several isogenic or near-isogenic lines.

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Multiline

Mixing seeds of several resistant lines which differ only in the resistance genes they carry.

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Multigenic or Polygenic

Characteristic controlled by many genes.

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Multidisciplinary approach

Approach that uses many experts from different disciplines working together on a research program to solve a problem.

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Multidisciplinary

A combination of many disciplines in an assignment, not necessarily working in an integrated or coordinated manner.

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Multicropping

The growing of more than one crop together in one field or sequentially.

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Multicellular

Composed of many cells attached to one another in a characteristic fashion that determines the gross external form of the organism.

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