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Cover for Plant diversity of the drylands in Southeastern Anatolia-Turkey: role in human health and food security.

Two of the gene centres, the Mediterranean and the Near East, meet in Turkey, which comprises the Irano-Turanian, Mediterranean and Euro-Siberian phytogeographical divisions. The country is situated on the crossroads of important migratory routes and has been home to several civilizations,...

Author(s)
Ozturk, M.; Altay, V.; Gucel, S.; Altundag, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646947)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Origin, phylogeny, domestication and spread.

This chapter describes the history, taxonomy (morphological and molecular), centre of origin, spread of culture, and evolution of the cultivated forms of lentil. Lentils were domesticated, in the Near East or, more accurately, in the foothills of the mountains of southern Turkey and northern Syria. ...

Author(s)
Cubero, J. I.; Pérez de la Vega, M.; Fratini, R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934873)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Traditional farming systems in south-eastern Turkey: the imperative of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> conservation of endangered wild annual <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cicer</i> species.

This chapter focuses on the in situ conservation of endangered wild annual Cicer species and their potential use in the genetic improvement of cultivated chickpeas in south-eastern Turkey.

Author(s)
Abbo, S.; Can, C.; Lev-Yadun, S.; Ozaslan, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">In situ</i> conservation of wild species related to crop plants: the case of Turkey.

This paper discusses the in situ conservation project of Turkey which targets the conservation of wild relatives of crop species and other selected plants with significant genetic variability. This project is thought to be the first attempt to integrate the various components of in situ...

Author(s)
Tan, A.; Tan, A. S.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995229)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Introduction: the tomato crop and industry.

This chapter briefly covers the classification and taxonomy of the tomato, genetic variation within the Lycopersicon genus, and the origin, history and uses of the tomato. The general characteristics of fresh and processed tomatoes are mentioned and the types available (classic round; cherry and...

Author(s)
Costa, J. M.; Heuvelink, E.
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993966)
Type
Book chapter

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