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Variation in the Breeding System of Lycopersicon pimpinellifolium: Implications for Germplasm Maintenance
FAO/IBPGR Plant Genetic Resources Newsletter
  • M. P. Widrlechner, United States Department of Agriculture
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Article
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Publication Date
1-1-1987
Abstract

From Regional (.NCRPIS) United (USDA) l.948 to 1986, the North Central Plant Introduction Station in Ames, Iowa maintained the states Department of Agriculture germplasm collections of Lycopersicon. Seed increases of Lycopersicon esculentum Miller and &· pimpinellifolium (Jusl.) Miller had been collected from field-grown plants with no controlled pollination and only limited effort to cull off-types, when they could be identified. Such methods have been successful in producing high-quality seed of many self-pollinating &· esculentum accessions, but the integrity of &· pimpinellifolium seed increases was questioned after the publication of research reports on the breeding biology of this species (Rick et al, 1977, 1978).

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This is an article from FAO/IBPGR Plant Genetic Resources Newsletter 70 (1987): 38.

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M. P. Widrlechner. "Variation in the Breeding System of Lycopersicon pimpinellifolium: Implications for Germplasm Maintenance" FAO/IBPGR Plant Genetic Resources Newsletter Vol. 70 (1987) p. 38 - 43
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mark_widrlechner/98/