Landraces: A review of definitions and classifications

@article{Zeven2004LandracesAR,
  title={Landraces: A review of definitions and classifications},
  author={A. C. Zeven},
  journal={Euphytica},
  year={2004},
  volume={104},
  pages={127-139}
}
The first reference to landraces as genetic resources dates from 1890. Some 20 years later the first definitions of a landrace were published. In the period 1909–1952 several definitions of the term landrace have been presented. No definitions were discovered in articles published in the period 1953–1974. The reason could be that after the Second World War attention of plant breeders and others was focussed on making instant progress. New definitions have been presented since 1974. Genetically… Expand
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