Establishment of a core collection for maize germplasm preserved in Chinese National Genebank using geographic distribution and characterization data

@article{Li2005EstablishmentOA,
  title={Establishment of a core collection for maize germplasm preserved in Chinese National Genebank using geographic distribution and characterization data},
  author={Yu Li and Yunsu Shi and YongSheng Cao and Tianyu Wang},
  journal={Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution},
  year={2005},
  volume={51},
  pages={845-852}
}
Since the 1980s, a large collection of maize has been preserved in the China National Genebank. To facilitate the evaluation and utilization of these valuable germplasm resources, a core collection was established. The collection was firstly divided into two groups, i.e. the landraces and inbred lines. The percentage of the original collection to be… CONTINUE READING