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Influence of location and human selection on two soft wheat populations (Liveseed Practice Abstract)

{Tool} Influence of location and human selection on two soft wheat populations (Liveseed Practice Abstract). Creator(s): Flipon, Emma and Chable, Véronique. Issuing Organisation(s): ITAB - Institute for Organic Agriculture and Food, INRAE - National Research Institute for Agriculture, Food and Environment. Liveseed Practice abstract, no. 58. (2021)

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Summary in the original language of the document

Practical recommendations: This experiment shows that the environment of a population is a more important factor than the breeding strategy (manual crossing or mixtures). It is even more important in organic farming where we do no seek for a homogenized environment. Human selection (as it was conducted by the actors involved in this experiment) seems to be the most important factor on the evolution of a population, at least for the first year after the selection. Mass selection can enhance the agronomical criteria without reducing the diversity of a population.

EPrint Type:Practice tool
What problem does the tool address?:For many years, French farmers have developed farm varieties for organic farming with high diversity, by using mixtures (dynamic populations) or crosses (CCP). What are the factors that influence the agronomical behavior and the phenotypical diversity of the populations created thanks to those two methods (see PA#57“Comparison of two breeding strategies for soft wheat populations”)?
What solution does the tool offer?:Two populations coming from two different breeding strategies (mixture and manual crossing) both were cultivated in two different farms since 2015. Manual crossings were conducted two by two for each variety, meaning that every variety was used as male and as female in the creation of the populations. Each population has undergone a mass selection by farmer and two bakers in 2018, each one of them choosing 60 spikes with their own criteria. The agronomical behavior of the populations and their phenotypical diversity were followed, based on criteria such as the height of the straw and spikes, the color of the spikes, the number of fertile spikelets or the yield.
Type of Practice Tool:Practice abstracts
Keywords:plant breeding
Agrovoc keywords:
plant breeding
Subjects: Crop husbandry > Production systems > Cereals, pulses and oilseeds
Crop husbandry > Breeding, genetics and propagation
Research affiliation: European Union > Horizon 2020 > Liveseed
European Union > Horizon 2020 > Liveseed > Liveseed tools
France > INRAe - Institut national de recherche pour l’agriculture, l’alimentation et l’environnement
France > ITAB - Institut Technique en Agriculture Biologique
European Union > Organic Farm Knowledge
Horizon Europe or H2020 Grant Agreement Number:727230
Related Links:https://organic-farmknowledge.org/tool/39908
Project ID:ofk
Deposited By: Ortolani, Dr. Livia
ID Code:39908
Deposited On:28 May 2021 09:05
Last Modified:02 May 2024 10:32
Document Language:English

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