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Nuijten, E. 2016. Breeding pure line varieties of spring wheat for organic agriculture in the Netherlands. p. 20-21. In T. Pedersen, F. Rey. (ed.) Breeding for diversity – political implications and new pathways for the future.

Number of pages: 2

Type of document: Book section

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E. Nuijten, PhD


Language of document: English

Title in English: Breeding pure line varieties of spring wheat for organic agriculture in the Netherlands

Abstract / summary in English:

The availability of spring wheat varieties for organic farming is very limited. Efforts have been made to find ways to obtain more suitable varieties and make their future availability more reliable. A consortium of farmers, bakers and a trader has been set up to stimulate this development, in cooperation with breeders. A number of key elements have been identified to make such an approach feasible.


Keywords in English: wheat breeding, organic farming, sustainability, baking quality,
Breeding pure line varieties of spring wheat for organic agriculture in the Netherlands