Changes in seed Morphology, Dormancy and Germination from wild to Cultivated Hyacinth bean Germplasm (Lablab purpureus: Papilionoideae)

@article{Maass2005ChangesIS,
  title={Changes in seed Morphology, Dormancy and Germination from wild to Cultivated Hyacinth bean Germplasm (Lablab purpureus: Papilionoideae)},
  author={Brigitte L Maass},
  journal={Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution},
  year={2005},
  volume={53},
  pages={1127-1135}
}
  • B. Maass
  • Published 1 September 2006
  • Biology
  • Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution
Morphological and physiological seed characteristics of the hyacinth bean (Lablab purpureus) were investigated in a set of 18 different germplasm accessions, from wild over semi-domesticated forms to landraces and current cultivars. The objective of this study was to improve the understanding of the domestication of this tropical legume crop. Wild accessions were easily distinguished by morphological characters, such as small, greyish-brown, mottled seeds. Cultivated or semi-domesticated forms… 
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