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Record number 546532
Title Using wild genes to breed robust letuce
Author(s) Treuren, Rob van
Source Using wild genes to breed robust letuce, Resource, vol. 13 no. 8 p. 9, Page 9, 2018-12-06, Albert Sikkema,
Department(s) WOT CGN
Publication type Media appearance
Publication year 2018

Wild lettuce varieties contain more healthy nutrients and are often more resistant to diseases and pests than commercial varieties. Plant breeders can benefi t from this when they seek to breed healthy, tasty and robust lettuce, shows a study by Wageningen Plant Research.

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