Allium genetic resources with particular reference to onion

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    As in many other crop species, also in Allium crops genetic erosion is taking place. In this mini review the current global state of the art is presented on Allium ex situ genetic resources and more in particular on onion genetic resources. Furthermore future possible actions are indicated to preserve the Allium genepool in a more effective way, amongst which a proposal to develop an Allium genetic resources internet site
    Original languageEnglish
    Title of host publicationProceedings XXVII IHC - Cultiv. Utiliz. Asian, Sub-Trop., Underutilized Horticultural Crops
    EditorsD.G. Oh, C. Kutoba
    Number of pages2
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

    Publication series

    NameActa Horticulturae
    PublisherInternational Society for Horticultural Science
    ISSN (Print)0567-7572


    • Allium cepa
    • Genetic erosion
    • Genetic resources
    • Onion
    • Wild relatives


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