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Functional Diversity, Part I

Diversity exists at many levels. Crops have been cultivated for millennia, and there are currently about 7000 crops; the genetic diversity of these crops can be conserved in gene banks or by farmers…

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Good Agronomy

Good agronomy is the center of good farming: it means the law of the field, or how to grow a crop successfully. Nowadays, its largely about managing the complex interactions between genotype and…

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Breeding and Genetics

This chapter discusses genetics and plant breeding. Crops are demanded for many purposes and must cope with stresses from weather, pests, and various ecosystem services; plants are bred by farmers,…

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