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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Raspberry Germplasm Resources Exploration and Maintenance

Author
item Hummer, Kim

Submitted to: Plant Breeding Reviews
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: December 18, 2007
Publication Date: N/A

Interpretive Summary: This chapter describes the status of raspberry genetic resource conservation. It includes descriptions of the Acquisition of new germplasm, the value of clonal germplasm versus seed, aspects of germplasm preservation, pathogens and safe international plant movement, germplasm assessment and publication of data, and germplasm needs as deliniated by traits. This chapter emphasizes the genetic resources related to European and American raspberry species.

Technical Abstract: This chapter describes the status of Rubus genetic resource conservation. It includes descriptions of the Acquisition of new germplasm, the value of clonal germplasm versus seed, aspects of germplasm preservation, pathogens and safe international plant movement, germplasm assessment and publication of data, and germplasm needs as deliniated by traits. This chapter emphasizes raspberry (Rubus idaeus L. and Rubus strigosus L.)

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