Opinion Article - Journal of Agricultural Science and Botany (2023) Volume 7, Issue 2
The power of crossbreeding: Unlocking new possibilities in plant breeding.
Crossbreeding is a technique used in plant breeding to create new varieties of crops that possess desirable traits such as increased yield, disease resistance, and tolerance to environmental stress. This method involves the deliberate crossing of two different plant varieties to create offspring with the desired characteristics. In this article, we will explore the history and techniques of crossbreeding in plant breeding, as well as the benefits and challenges associated with this method.Author(s): Clasen Kargo*