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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: LETTUCE BREEDING: PAST, PRESENT, AND FUTURE

Author
item Ryder, Edward

Submitted to: Coastal Grower
Publication Type: Popular Publication
Publication Acceptance Date: June 1, 1999
Publication Date: N/A

Interpretive Summary: This paper gives a short history of lettuce breeding, starting in Ancient Egypt to the present. There is background about lettuce types and when they appeared. There is a discussion of lettuce goals for the future, and some of the tools available to breeders.

Technical Abstract: N/A

Last Modified: 5/27/2015
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