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    • Fine tuning European geographic quality labels, an opportunity for horticulture diversification: A tentative proposal for the Spanish case 

      Romero del Castillo Shelly, Mª del Rosario; Sans Molins, Sílvia; Casañas Artigas, Francesc; Soler, Salvador; Prohens, Jaume; Díez, Maria José; Casals Missio, Joan (2021-11)
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      European horticulture, especially in the southern states, must exploit new qualities to increase the added value of its vegetables. This article aims to analyze the situation of the European geographical quality labels ...
    • Improving the conservation and use of traditional germplasm through breeding for local adaptation: The Case of the Castellfollit del Boix Common Bean (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) Landrace 

      Casals Missio, Joan; Rivera Pinzano, Ana; Rull, Aurora; Romero del Castillo Shelly, Mª del Rosario; Sabaté Reboll, José; Sans Molins, Sílvia; Soler, Salvador; Díez Cabañas, María José; Casañas Artigas, Francesc; Prohens, Jaume; Simó Cruanyes, Joan (Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute (MDPI), 2019-12-14)
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      The dramatic reduction in the diversity of crops in the last century is often attributed to the consolidation of scientific breeding, probably because the two processes have occurred at the same time. We carried out a ...
    • Plant genebanks: present situation and proposals for their improvement. The case of the spanish network 

      Díez Niclós, María José; de la Rosa Fernández, Lucía; Martín, Isaura; Guasch, Luís; Cartea, María Elena; Mallor, Cristina; Casals Missio, Joan; Simó Cruanyes, Joan; Rivera Pinzano, Ana; Anastasio, Germán; Prohens, Jaume; Soler, Salvador; Blanca, Jose; Valcárcel, José Vicente; Casañas, Francesc (2018-12-04)
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      Genebanks were created by the middle of the twentieth century to preserve cultivatedbiodiversity when landraces began to be substituted by modern varieties. This move wasgenerally accepted as a necessary step to safeguard ...
    • Toward an evolved concept of landrace 

      Casañas Artigas, Francesc; Simó Cruanyes, Joan; Casals Missio, Joan; Prohens, Jaume (2017-02-01)
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      The term “landrace” has generally been defined as a cultivated, genetically heterogeneous variety that has evolved in a certain ecogeographical area and is therefore adapted to the edaphic ...