Sunflower - Varietal Development And Maintenance

There are two main kinds of varieties that can be developed for sunflower, namely open pollinated and hybrid varieties.

Open pollinated variety development
To create an open pollinated variety, several strategies, can be employed. Given that sunflower is a cross pollinated crop these kinds of varieties will be characterized by heterozygosity and heterogeneity. The most common strat

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