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Organic Plant Breeding: Achievements, Opportunities, and Challenges

Horneburg, Bernd (2011) Organic Plant Breeding: Achievements, Opportunities, and Challenges. 17th IFOAM Organic World Congress 2011 (OWC), Organic is Life, Namyangju City, Gyeonggi Province, Republic of Korea, September 26 to October 5, 2011. [Completed]

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The objective of this article is to highlight some successful approaches to organic plant breeding and to encourage the organic movement to engage in an increasing number of organic breeding and organic breeding research projects.

EPrint Type:Conference paper, poster, etc.
Type of presentation:Other
Keywords:organic breeding, weed tolerance, field resistance , nutrient use efficiency, adaptation to nutrient dynamics, participatatory plant breeding, organoleptic quality, site-specific adaptation, biodiversity, genetic resources
Subjects: Food systems > Food security, food quality and human health
Values, standards and certification
Environmental aspects > Biodiversity and ecosystem services
Crop husbandry > Breeding, genetics and propagation
Crop husbandry > Crop health, quality, protection
Crop husbandry > Weed management
Values, standards and certification > Regulation
Research affiliation: Germany > University of Göttingen > Plant Breeding
Deposited By: Horneburg, Dr Bernd
ID Code:19756
Deposited On:01 Dec 2011 14:00
Last Modified:05 Jan 2012 08:54
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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