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Genetic Resources of Faba Beans

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Part of the World Crops: Production, Utilization, and Description book series (WCPU, volume 6)

Abstract

Vicia faba L. is a diploid species, 2n=12, with its centre of origin in S.W. Asia. Botanically it has been divided on the basis of seed size into varieties minor, equina and major, even though there is no discontinuity in seed size between them.

Keywords

Inbred Line Seed Size Faba Bean Plant Genetic Resource Germ Plasm 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.SW Asia ProgramICARDAAleppoSyria

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