The use of Hordeum spontaneum Koch in barley improvement

W. Zhao, J. J. Beintema, Jan Hofsteenge, Eviatar Nevo

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The evolution of the modern barley (Hordeum vul- gare) crop coincided with the migration of human populations from the Middle East into Europe. During this process, farmers made selections from wild populations of barley, resulting in locally adapted landraces.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationScottish Crop Research Institute
Subtitle of host publicationAnnual Report (1992)
EditorsD. A. Perry, T. D. Pitkethly
Place of PublicationInvergowrie, Dundee, Scotland, UK
PublisherScottish Crop Research Institute
Number of pages4
ISBN (Print)0905875060
StatePublished - 1993

Publication series

NameScottish Crop Research Institute: Annual report
PublisherScottish Crop Research Institute
ISSN (Print)0263-7200


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