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Traditional Variety and Natural Breed

Edited by Amr Elkelish

Suez Canal University

Landraces - Traditional Variety and Natural Breed is a handbook of conservation and genetic diversity in plants and animals. It consists of eleven chapters covering topics such as nutritional and phytochemical content of crop landraces, vegetable landraces as valuable sources of genes for traditional farmers and future breeding processes, wild relatives/landraces of maize, and more. It is a useful resource for students studying conservation biology and individuals working in the fields of breeding and ecology.

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LandracesTraditional Variety and Natural BreedEdited by Amr Elkelish

Published: September 1st 2021

DOI: 10.5772/intechopen.91545

ISBN: 978-1-83968-718-1

Print ISBN: 978-1-83968-717-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-1-83968-719-8

Copyright year: 2021

Books open for chapter submissions

1088 Total Chapter Downloads

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1. On-Farm Crop Diversity for Advancing Food Security and Nutrition

By Bonnie Furman, Arshiya Noorani and Chikelu Mba


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2. Wild Progenitor and Landraces Led Genetic Gain in the Modern-Day Maize (Zea mays L.)

By Devender Sharma, Rajesh K. Khulbe, Ramesh S. Pal, Jeevan Bettanaika and Lakshmi Kant


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3. Genetic Diversity of Coffea arabica L.: A Genomic Approach

By José Luis Spinoso-Castillo, Tarsicio Corona-Torres, Esteban Escamilla-Prado, Victorino Morales-Ramos, Víctor Heber Aguilar-Rincón and Gabino García-de los Santos


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4. Vegetable Landraces: The “Gene Banks” for Traditional Farmers and Future Breeding Programs

By Radu-Liviu Sumalan, Sorin-Ion Ciulca, Renata-Maria Sumalan and Sorina Popescu


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5. Genomic Tools to Accelerate Improvement in Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus)

By Suman Lata, Ramesh Kumar Yadav and B.S. Tomar


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6. Nutritional Value and Phytochemical Content of Crop Landraces and Traditional Varieties

By Inés Medina-Lozano and Aurora Díaz


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7. Interactive Effect of Organic and Inorganic Amendments along with Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria on Ameliorating Salinity Stress in Maize

By Sajid Rashid Ahmad, Sana Ashraf and Humaira Nawaz


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8. Utilization and Conservation of Landrace Chickens of Nigeria: Physical and Performance Characteristics, Issues and Concerns

By Cosmas Chikezie Ogbu


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9. The Reproductive Performance of Native Osmanabadi Goat of India

By Monali Wakchaure, Mohammad Faheem Siddiqui and Akshay Sonawane


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10. Reality of Mitogenome Investigation in Preservation of Native Domestic Sheep Breeds

By András Gáspárdy


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11. Domestic Pig Germplasms of Andaman and Nicobar Islands

By Perumal Ponraj, Arun Kumar De and Debasis Bhattacharya


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