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Plant Breeding Techniques. An assessment for organic farming

Messmer, Monika; Wilbois, Klaus-Peter; Baier, Chris; Schäfer, Freya; Arncken, Christine; Drexler, Dora and Hildermann, Isabell (2015) Plant Breeding Techniques. An assessment for organic farming. Research Institute of Organic Agriculture (FiBL), CH-Frick.

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Summary

The dossier describes traditional, modern and nearly practice-ready techniques for plant breeding along with assessments of their suitability for organic farming. The overview of techniques is complemented by a position paper from an expert workshop on ecological plant breeding according to organic farming criteria.
The dossier provides decision makers and practitioners of organic farming with the requisite information and criteria for an objective and transparent assessment of plant breeding methods.


EPrint Type:Book
Keywords:Department of Crop Sciences, Plant breeding and Variety Testing, sustainability, organic farming
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Breeding, genetics and propagation
Research affiliation: Switzerland > FiBL - Research Institute of Organic Agriculture Switzerland > Crop Production
ISBN:ISBN 978-3-03736-286-0
Related Links:http://www.fibl.org/en/switzerland/research/crop-sciences/plant-breeding-variety-testing.html, http://www.fibl.org/en/themes/plant-breeding.html
Deposited By: Messmer, Dr. Monika
ID Code:29521
Deposited On:04 Dec 2015 13:03
Last Modified:04 Dec 2015 13:03
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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