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Yield performance in heritage spring wheat and barley varieties in organic farming

Borgen, Anders; Grupe, Per and Karlov, Nanna (2010) Yield performance in heritage spring wheat and barley varieties in organic farming. In: Proceedings of the EUCARPIA 2nd Conference Breeding for resilience: A strategy for organic and low-input farming systems?, pp. 27-30.

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Summary

Field trials show that under organic conditions, heritage spring cereals can in some cases give a yield and quality compared with modern varieties. The paper discuss the season for the lack of yield improvement under organic conditions due to plant breeding.


EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Subjects: Food systems > Food security, food quality and human health
Crop husbandry > Production systems > Cereals, pulses and oilseeds
Environmental aspects > Biodiversity and ecosystem services
Crop husbandry > Breeding, genetics and propagation
Research affiliation: Denmark > Agrologica
Denmark > KU - University of Copenhagen
Deposited By: Borgen, Ph.D. Anders
ID Code:22179
Deposited On:15 Jan 2013 13:15
Last Modified:15 Jan 2013 13:15
Document Language:English
Status:Published
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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