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Diversity of common bean ( Phaseolus vulgaris L . , fabaceae ) landraces in South Eastern Ethiopia

@inproceedings{Bareke2018DiversityOC,
  title={Diversity of common bean ( Phaseolus vulgaris L . , fabaceae ) landraces in South Eastern Ethiopia},
  author={Tura Bareke and Zemede Asfaw Z. Asfaw and Zerihun and Woldu and Beth A. Medvecky and Birhanu Amssalu},
  year={2018}
}
The food, agricultural and ecological values of leguminous crops are tremendous, and common bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) has a major role in all these. The amount of diversity of a crop species at farmers’ level is usually measured by the number of distinct landraces or farmers’ varieties. These landraces are the results of millennia of natural and artificial selection by farmers for better adaptation to local growing conditions.1 A land race is a dynamic population of a cultivated plant… 

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