Plant Breeding Stocks List
|SEED||D||Origin Agritech Limited||6.54|
|XXII||D||22nd Century Group, Inc.||-8.55|
|MJ||D||ETFMG Alternative Harvest ETF||2.35|
|VTI||A||Vanguard Total Stock Market ETF||0.01|
|VXF||B||Vanguard Extended Market ETF||0.01|
|ITOT||A||iShares Core S&P Total U.S. Stock Market ETF||0.0|
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|2021-04-16||SEED||Pocket Pivot||Bullish Swing Setup|
|2021-04-16||XXII||Fell Below 20 DMA||Bearish|
|2021-04-16||XXII||Fell Below 50 DMA||Bearish|
|2021-04-16||XXII||Bollinger Band Squeeze||Range Contraction|
|2021-04-16||XXII||MACD Bearish Signal Line Cross||Bearish|
|2021-04-16||XXII||Expansion Pivot Sell Setup||Bearish Swing Setup|
Plant breeding is the science of changing the traits of plants in order to produce desired characteristics. It has been used to improve the quality of nutrition in products for humans and animals. The goals of plant breeding are to produce crop varieties that boast unique and superior traits for a variety of agricultural applications. The most frequently addressed traits are those related to biotic and abiotic stress tolerance, grain or biomass yield, end-use quality characteristics such as taste or the concentrations of specific biological molecules (proteins, sugars, lipids, vitamins, fibers) and ease of processing (harvesting, milling, baking, malting, blending, etc.).
Plant breeding can be accomplished through many different techniques ranging from simply selecting plants with desirable characteristics for propagation, to methods that make use of knowledge of genetics and chromosomes, to more complex molecular techniques (see cultigen and cultivar). Genes in a plant are what determine what type of qualitative or quantitative traits it will have. Plant breeders strive to create a specific outcome of plants and potentially new plant varieties.It is practiced worldwide by individuals such as gardeners and farmers, and by professional plant breeders employed by organizations such as government institutions, universities, crop-specific industry associations or research centers.
International development agencies believe that breeding new crops is important for ensuring food security by developing new varieties that are higher yielding, disease resistant, drought tolerant or regionally adapted to different environments and growing conditions.