Breeding techniques
For the breeding of ornamental plants interspecific hybridization and polyploidisation are the most important techniques responsible for a wide
variation of cultivars the assortments of rosa, chrysanthemum, begonia,
nerine, iris, lily, tulip, narcissus, alstroemeria, zantedeschia etc.
Some aspects of this research on lily, tulip, iris, nerine, alstroemeria,
narcissus and zantedeschia carried out in the ornamental breeding group
are presented below.