The Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, is located in Washington, DC. This is the body that allocates funds, amounting to several hundred million dollars annually, to the International Research Centres. Consumers
From the point of view of plant breeders, contamination refers to unwanted foreign pollen that can accidentally enter the recurrent mass selection from outside, and introduce undesirable characteristics such as susceptibility. Contamination can also occur in cultures of plant pathogens. A distinction is also made between contaminated seed and infected seed. The former has parasites on the outside and can be decontaminated with surface seed dressings. The latter has internal parasites, which can be eliminated only by hot water treatment, or by systemic chemicals. Continuity
See: Continuous epidemic. Continuous distribution
Quantitative data that reveal a continuous spectrum of values between a minimum and a maximum. See also: Normal distribution.
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