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Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution

Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution

An International Journal

Editor-in-Chief: Karl Hammer
Editor: Klaus Pistrick

ISSN: 0925-9864 (print version)
ISSN: 1573-5109 (electronic version)

Journal no. 10722

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Karl Hammer
Leibniz-Institut für Pflanzengenetik und Kulturpflanzenforschung (IPK), Gatersleben, Germany


K. Pistrick
Leibniz-Institut für Pflanzengenetik und Kulturpflanzenforschung (IPK), Gatersleben, Germany

Editorial Board:

S. Abbo, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel; Z. Akparov, Azerbaijan Genetic Resources Institute (AGRI), Baku, Azerbaijan; B.R. Baum, Eastern Cereal and Oilseed Research Centre, Ottawa, Canada; H.C. Becker, Institut für Pflanzenbau und Pflanzenzüchtung, Göttingen, Germany; F.R. Blattner, Leibniz-Institut für Pflanzengenetik und Kulturpflanzenforschung (IPK), Gatersleben, Germany; S. Brush, University of California, Davis,CA, USA; A. Casas, Centro de Investigaciones an Ecosistemas (UNAM), Morelia, Mexico; A. Dansi, University of Abomey Calavi (UAC), Cotonou, Benin; D.G. Debouck, International Center Tropical Agriculture (CIAT), Cali, Colombia; A. Diederichsen, Saskatoon Research Center, Canada; M. Esquivel, CENPALAB, Habana, Cuba; D. Fuller, University College London,London, UK; J. Gebauer, Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, Kleve, Germany; P. Gepts, University of California, Davis,CA, USA; L. Guarino, Global Crop Diversity Trust, Bonn, Germany; P. Hanelt, Leibniz-Institut für Pflanzengenetik und Kulturpflanzenforschung (IPK), Gatersleben, Germany; D. Harpke, Taxonomy & Evolutionary Biology Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Research (IPK), Gatersleben, Germany; K. Hummer, USDA-ARS, Corvallis, OR, USA; M.T. Jackson, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, UK; C. Jeffrey, V.L. Komarov Institute of Botany, Herbarium, St. Petersburg, Russia; M. Kawase, University of Tsukuba, Japan; G. Laghetti, Institute of Biosciences and BioResources, National Research Council, Bari, Italy; V. Lebot, CIRAD, Port Vila, Vanuatu; R. Lira, Universidad National Autonóma de México, Mexico; C. Long, Institute of Botany, CAS, Kunming, China; I.G. Loskutov, N.I. Vavilov Institute of Plant Industry, St. Petersburg, Russia; L.J.G. van der Maesen, Agricultural University Wageningen, The Netherlands; M. Mascher, IPK Gatersleben, Germany; A. Mikic´, Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops (IFVCNS), Novi Sad, Serbia; N.M. Nayar, Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, Trivandrum, India; J. Novak, University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna, Austria; T. Ohsako, Kyoto Prefectural University, Kyoto, Japan; R. Ortiz, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Alnarp, Sweden; H. Özkan, University of Çukurova, Adana,Turkey; J.-L. Pham, Centre IRD, Montpellier, France; D. Pignone, Institute of Biosciences and BioResources, National Research Council,Bari, Italy; E. Porceddu, University of Tuscia,Viterbo, Italy; J. Prohens, Universidad Politécnica, Valencia, Spain; C.O. Qualset, University of California, Davis, CA, USA; G. Schumann, Julius Kühn-Institut (JKI), Bundesforschungsinstitut für Kulturpflanzen,Quedlinburg, Germany; D.M. Spooner, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, USA; W.K. Swiecicki, Institute of Plant Genetics, Poznan, Poland; A.T. Szabó, Biological Database Laboratory (BDL) & Bio Tár Electronic (BTE), Balatonfüred, Hungary; G.G. Vendramin, Institute of Biosciences and BioResources, National Research Council, Sesto Fiorentino (Firenze), Italy; G.M. Volk, USDA-ARS, Fort Collins, USA; J. Weibull, Swedish Biodiversity Centre, Alnarp, Sweden; M.P. Widrlechner, Iowa State University, Ames, IA, USA; M. Zaharieva Universidad Nacional Agraria La Molina, Lima, Peru.


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    Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution is devoted to all aspects of plant genetic resources research. It publishes original articles in the fields of taxonomical, morphological, physiological, biochemical, genetical, cytological or ethnobotanical research of genetic resources and includes contributions to gene-bank management in a broad sense, that means to collecting, maintenance, evaluation, storage and documentation.

    Areas of particular interest include:

    crop evolution
    crop-weed relationships
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    history of cultivated plants including palaeoethnobotany.

    Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution also publishes short communications, e.g. newly described crop taxa, nomenclatural notes, reports of collecting missions, evaluation results of gene-bank material etc. as well as book reviews of important publications in the field of genetic resources.

    Every volume will contain some review articles on actual problems. The journal is the internationalized continuation of the German periodical Die Kulturpflanze, published formerly by the Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research at Gatersleben, Germany.

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