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Maintenance breeding of conservation cereal varieties

Borgen, Anders; Grupe, Per and Larsson, Hans (2007) Maintenance breeding of conservation cereal varieties. In: EUCARPIA Symposium Plant breeding for organic and sustainable, low-input agriculture: Dealing with genotype-environment interactions.

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The experiments shows that within the heritage material, varieties are identified with unique quality traits, including taste, colour and backing quality, which are not found in high yielding modern varieties available for organic farming. The paper presents the second year result of field evaluation of 212 Scandinavian heritage varieties grown on two sites in Denmark in 2007.

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
Deposited By: Borgen, Ph.D. Anders
ID Code:22140
Deposited On:15 Jan 2013 13:39
Last Modified:15 Jan 2013 13:39
Document Language:English
Refereed:Not peer-reviewed

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