Seed quality in genetic resources conservation : a case study at the Centre for Genetic Resources, the Netherlands

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    Abstract

    This report describes an analysis of the impact of workflow and storage conditions at the Centre for Genetic Resources the Netherlands (CGN) on the quality of seed samples in their genebank collection which is maintained under low temperature and low relative humidity conditions. Emphasis is placed on seed longevity and health.
    Original languageEnglish
    Place of PublicationWageningen
    PublisherCentre for genetic resources (CGN)
    Number of pages47
    Publication statusPublished - 2008

    Publication series

    NameReport / Centre for Genetic Resources
    PublisherCentre for Genetic Resources (CGN)
    No.2008/11

    Keywords

    • seeds
    • seed dormancy
    • seed longevity
    • seed germination
    • seed quality
    • seed aging
    • seed age
    • gene banks
    • crops
    • seed collection
    • potatoes
    • onions
    • spinach
    • lettuces
    • peas
    • vicia faba
    • beans
    • melons
    • cucumbers
    • tomatoes
    • flax
    • cereals
    • arable farming
    • seed production
    • ex situ conservation
    • seed storage

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