Using wild genes to breed robust letuce

Press/Media: Research

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Wild lettuce varieties contain more healthy nutrients and are often more resistant to diseases and pests than commercial varieties. Plant breeders can benefi t from this when they seek to breed healthy, tasty and robust lettuce, shows a study by Wageningen Plant Research.

Period6 Dec 2018

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  • TitleUsing wild genes to breed robust letuce
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletResource, vol. 13 no. 8 p. 9
    Media typePrint
    Duration/Length/SizePage 9
    CountryNetherlands
    Date6/12/18
    Producer/AuthorAlbert Sikkema
    URLhttps://edepot.wur.nl/469206
    PersonsRob van Treuren