Cultivation of lotus (Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn. ssp. nucifera) and its utilization in China

@article{Guo2008CultivationOL,
  title={Cultivation of lotus (Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn. ssp. nucifera) and its utilization in China},
  author={H. B. Guo},
  journal={Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution},
  year={2008},
  volume={56},
  pages={323-330}
}
  • H. Guo
  • Published 1 May 2009
  • Biology
  • Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution
Lotus (Nelumbo nucifera Gaertn. [] Key Result Out of these accessions, 310 were rhizome lotus which contains 201 landraces and 109 breeding lines; 229 were flower lotus including 172 cultivars and 57 breeding lines; and the rest 33 were seed lotus with 18 cultivars.

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