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Reaching into the past to tackle new challenges: improving wheat by conserving wild ‘goat grass’

Author: Aberkane, H.
Author: Kishii, M
Author: Amri, A.
Author: Payne, T.S.
Author: Smale, M.
Author: Jamora, N.
Year: 2019
URI: https://hdl.handle.net/10883/20626
Abstract: The availability of synthetic hexaploid wheat (SHW) widens the genetic base for bread wheat improvement. ICARDA and CIMMYT hold 1,570 accessions of goat grass (Aegilops tauschii). More than 600 accessions were used to develop 1,577 SHW since 1986. Over 10
Format: PDF
Language: English
Publisher: CGIAR Genebank Platform
Publisher: Crop Trust |ICARDA
Publisher: CIMMYT
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Type: Brochure
Place of Publication: Bonn (Germany)
Pages: 4 pages
Agrovoc: GENE BANKS
Agrovoc: WHEAT
Agrovoc: GENETIC RESOURCES CONSERVATION
Agrovoc: WILD PLANTS


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  • Genetic Resources
    Genetic Resources including germplasm collections, wild relatives, genotyping, genomics, and IP
  • Wheat
    Wheat - breeding, phytopathology, physiology, quality, biotech

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