Refining breeding methods for organic and low-input agriculture: analysis of an international winter wheat ring test

  title={Refining breeding methods for organic and low-input agriculture: analysis of an international winter wheat ring test},
  author={Almuth Elise Muellner and Fabio Mascher and David Schneider and Gheorghe Ittu and Ion Toncea and Bernard Rolland and Franziska L{\"o}schenberger},
An increasing interest in sustainable forms of agriculture exists worldwide and the demand for varieties specifically adapted to organic and low-input agriculture is rising. As a consequence, breeding methods need to be refined accordingly. In order to get better insight into needs and possibilities with this regard, a comprehensive ring test was performed from 2006 to 2008 with 14 winter wheat varieties in 36 environments in major cropping regions of Austria, France, Romania and Switzerland… CONTINUE READING
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