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Adaptation of lupins for Northern European maritime conditions

Joernsgaard, B.; Christiansen, J.L. and Kuptsov, N. (2003) Adaptation of lupins for Northern European maritime conditions. In: Proceedings of the 10' international lupin conference. [In Press]

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Lupin as a grain crop has been restricted in growing area to more continental conditions due to their indeterminate growth form, which in maritime Northern European areas causes excessive vegetative development, late and uneven ripening and lodging. However, new reduced branching types provides better possibilities for adaptation to these conditions, and preliminary results indicates potential seed yields up to 5-6 tons per ha in the narrowed leafed lupins (Lupinus angustifolius) and an acceptable stable and early ripening. Due to full susceptibility to anthracnose (Colletotrichum gloeosporioides) in white (L. albus) and yellow (L. luteus) their introduction in these environments is doubtful. In these growing areas Botrytis (Botrytis cinerea) and fusarium (Fusarium avenaceum and F. oxispurum) appear to be the most important diseases for narrowed leafed lupins. As the narrowed leafed lupins is a young crop in modern breeding significant progress in adaptation to northern European conditions, in yield potential, quality and disease resistance is expected.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Paper
Keywords:Reduced branching, adaptation, Northern maritime conditions, yield stability, lupins in Denmark.
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Breeding, genetics and propagation
Research affiliation: Denmark > DARCOF II (2000-2005) > I. 5 (GENESIS) Production of grain legumes and cereals for animal feed
Deposited By: Jørnsgård, Ass.prof. Bjarne
ID Code:1636
Deposited On:10 Oct 2003
Last Modified:26 Jun 2014 09:37
Document Language:English
Status:In Press
Refereed:Peer-reviewed and accepted

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