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Question 1: A cultivar name consists of a botanical name (of a genus, ________, infraspecific taxon, interspecific hybrid or intergeneric hybrid) followed by a cultivar epithet.
LifeEvolutionSpeciesBiological classification

Question 2: Cultivars may also arise as a result of a change in ________ level of a plant and agamospermous plants that retain their genetic composition and characteristics under reproduction may form cultivars.

Question 3: In 1923 the word cultivar was coined by Liberty Hyde Bailey of the Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium, ________, New York State, when he wrote:
Cornell UniversityBrown UniversityRutgers UniversityColumbia University

Question 4: Another form of what the Cultivated Plant Code (ICNCP) calls a trade designation is the plant "variety", as defined in the ________ Convention (not to be confused with the botanical rank of variety).
AzerbaijanUnited StatesConvention on Biological DiversityInternational Union for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants

Question 5: Named cultivars of Hosta and ________ plants are cultivars produced by micropropagation or division.
DaylilyLiliumHemerocallis fulvaFlowering plant

Question 6: With plants produced by ________ becoming more widely used, the companies producing these plants (or plants produced by traditional means) often claim a patent on their product.
GeneticsGenetic engineeringRNADNA

Question 7: Cultivars that are produced asexually are genetically identical and known as ________.

Question 8: What constitutes a cultivar is driven by pragmatism, as the category was created to serve the practical needs of horticulture, agriculture and ________.

Question 9: In Species Plantarum, ________ listed all the plants known to him, either directly or from his extensive reading.
Carl LinnaeusBiologyBotanyCharles Darwin

Question 10: However, Bailey was never explicit about the ________ of the word cultivar and it has been suggested that it is a contraction of the words cultigen and variety, which seems more appropriate.
Historical linguisticsMorphology (linguistics)LinguisticsEtymology


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