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Horticulturae 2017, 3(1), 1; doi:10.3390/horticulturae3010001

Breeding Trends of Fruit and Vegetable Crops for Organic Production in Lithuania

Institute of Horticulture, Lithuanian Research Centre of Agriculture and Forestry, Babtai LT-54333, Lithuania
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Academic Editors: Varit Srilaong, Mantana Buanong, Chalermchai Wongs-Aree, Sirichai Kanlayanarat and Douglas D. Archbold
Received: 1 December 2015 / Revised: 10 May 2016 / Accepted: 12 May 2016 / Published: 30 December 2016
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Quality Management of Organic Horticultural Produce)
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At the Institute of Horticulture, Lithuanian Research Centre of Agriculture, Babtai, Lithuania, 27 fruit cultivars and 25 vegetable cultivars suitable for organic production were included in the National Plant Variety List and into the European Union Common Catalogue of Agricultural Plant and Vegetable Varieties. The cultivar development programs have focused on improving cold hardiness, resistance to diseases and pests, and yield, as well as on shipping, shelf life qualities, plant development, and biotechnological applications. View Full-Text
Keywords: breeding; cultivar; orchard plants; vegetables; biotechnology; genetics breeding; cultivar; orchard plants; vegetables; biotechnology; genetics
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Sasnauskas, A.; Bendokas, V.; Karklelienė, R.; Juškevičienė, D.; Šikšnianas, T.; Gelvonauskienė, D.; Rugienius, R.; Baniulis, D.; Sikorskaitė-Gudžiūnienė, S.; Mažeikienė, I.; Radzevičius, A.; Maročkienė, N.; Dambrauskas, E.; Stanys, V. Breeding Trends of Fruit and Vegetable Crops for Organic Production in Lithuania. Horticulturae 2017, 3, 1.

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