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Participatory plant breeding: setting breeding goals and choosing parents for on-farm conservation

By: Sthapit, B.
Contributor(s): Bellon, M.R.|Reeves, J [eds.] | Chaudhary, P [coaut.] | Gyawali, S [coaut.] | Jarvis, D [coaut.] | Rana, R [coaut.] | Rijal, D [coaut.] | Shrestha, K [coaut.] | Subedi, A [coaut.] | Upadhaya, M [coaut.] | Joshi, K.D [coaut.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookAnalytics: Show analyticsPublisher: Mexico, DF (Mexico) CIMMYT : 2002Description: p. 104-112.ISBN: 970-648-096-X.Subject(s): Crop management | Crop yield | Farm area | Research methods | Seed crops | CIMMYT | Genetic resources | Conservation tillage AGROVOC | Plant breeding AGROVOCDDC classification: 633.1553 Summary: Participatory plant breeding (PPB) is a strategy for strengthening on-farm , conservation by encouraging farmers to continuo searching, selecting and managing local crop populations, This paper describes the preliminary results of PPB processes that address the difficulties of setting breeding goals and choosing parents in diverse research areas. Participatory methods were developed to gain an understanding of the extent and distribution of local crop diversity and the processes by which farmers maintain' crop diversity on their farms. The study addresses farmers' needs, conservation issues, and diverse users' issues in the process of choosing parents and selecting for variable populations.Collection: CIMMYT Publications Collection
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Participatory plant breeding (PPB) is a strategy for strengthening on-farm , conservation by encouraging farmers to continuo searching, selecting and managing local crop populations, This paper describes the preliminary results of PPB processes that address the difficulties of setting breeding goals and choosing parents in diverse research areas. Participatory methods were developed to gain an understanding of the extent and distribution of local crop diversity and the processes by which farmers maintain' crop diversity on their farms. The study addresses farmers' needs, conservation issues, and diverse users' issues in the process of choosing parents and selecting for variable populations.

Conservation Agriculture Program

English

0109|AGRIS 0201|AL-Economics Program|R02CIMPU

Juan Carlos Mendieta

I1705226

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