In situ conservation of genetic diversity in Turkey

  title={In situ conservation of genetic diversity in Turkey},
  author={A. Ertuğ Firat and Arie H. Tan},
Turkey is one of the most significant places in the world for plant genetic resources: it is located on two of Vavilov’s Centres of Origin (Near East and Mediterranean) and three phyto-geographical regions (Euro-Siberian, Mediterranean, Irano-Turanian). Therefore it is not surprising that it is the centre of diversity or micro-gene centre of many crop species, as well as being the site of domestication for many temperate agricultural crops such as wheat, chickpea, vetch, faba bean and barley… CONTINUE READING