Help! Meaning of "cv"
Jeffrey P Schnurr
schnurr at badlands.NoDak.edu
Sat Oct 21 21:42:29 EST 1995
Cultivars are NOT always patented so there are not always royalties!
Also they are considered to be man-made in such a way that they
would cease to exist, as known, without the intervention of people.
wrote: : dahleen at badlands.NoDak.edu (Lynn S Dahleen) wrote:
: >Joao Miranda (jmiranda) wrote:
: >: I need to know what is the meaning of the abbreviation "cv" on following
: >: sentence:
: >: - Samples of 16 species and cv of pineapples were analysed for
: >: bromelain activity.
: >The cv above probably means "cultivar", which are unique genotypes bred
: >by plant breeders for specific traits.
: 'cv' is short for cultivar and cultivar is short for cultivated
: variety. Cultivars are varieties that are sold commercially to
: growers of all scales. Cultivars can be in the form of an inbred
: line, f1 hybrid, asexual clone, and or pollinated. Cultivars are
: pattented, and the breeder usually get royalties.
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