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Social and environmental benefists of plant breeding

By: Duvick, D.N | Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maiz y Trigo (CIMMYT), Mexico DF (Mexico) | Arnel R. Hallauer International Symposium on Plant Breeding Mexico, D.F. (Mexico) 17-22 Aug 2003.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookAnalytics: Show analyticsPublisher: Mexico, DF (Mexico) CIMMYT : 2003Description: p. 11.Subject(s): Crop husbandry | Economic behaviour | Environmental factors | Food crops | Food supply | Human behaviour | Quality | Sociology | Plant breeding AGROVOCDDC classification: 631.53 Summary: Starting with the first domestications, and accelerating during the past century, plant breeding has been employed by humankind to provide food and fiber in desired quantity and quality. Thus, it can be said that it has provided a social benefit. Plant breeding, from its inception, a1so has been used to effect desired environmental changes and can also be said to have provided environmental benefits. However, definitions of desirable environments have changed over the yearsCollection: CIMMYT Publications Collection
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Starting with the first domestications, and accelerating during the past century, plant breeding has been employed by humankind to provide food and fiber in desired quantity and quality. Thus, it can be said that it has provided a social benefit. Plant breeding, from its inception, a1so has been used to effect desired environmental changes and can also be said to have provided environmental benefits. However, definitions of desirable environments have changed over the years

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0309|AGRIS 0301|AL-Maize Program

Juan Carlos Mendieta

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