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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
Universität Kassel, Witzenhausen, Germany


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

Editorial Board:

S. Abbo, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Rehovot, Israel; B.R. Baum, Biology Department, University of Ottawa, Canada; H.C. Becker, Institut für Pflanzenbau und Pflanzenzürchtung, Göttingen, Germany; F.R. Blattner, Leibniz-Institut  Pflanzengenetik und Kulturpflanzenforschung, Gatersleben, Germany; S. Brush, University of California, Davis, USAA. Dansi, University of Abomey Calavi, Benin; D.G. Debouck, CIAT, Cali, Colombia; A. Diederichsen, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saskatoon, CanadaJ. Gebauer, Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, Kleve, Germany; P. Gepts, University of California, Davis, USA; D. Fuller, Institute of Archaeology, London, UK; L. Guarino, Global Crop Diversity Trust, Rome, Italy P. Hanelt, Leibniz-Institut  Pflanzengenetik und Kulturpflanzenforschung, Gatersleben, Germany; D. Harpke, Taxonomy & Evolutionary Biology, Leibniz Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Research (IPK), Gatersleben, Germany; M. T. Jackson, Bromsgrove, Worcestershire, UK; K. Hummer, USDA ARS Corvallis, Corvallis, USA; C. Jeffrey, V.L. Komarov Institute of Botany, St. Petersburg, RussiaM. Kawase, University of Tsukuba, Japan; G. Laghetti, Istituto del Germoplasma, CNR, Bari, Italy; V. Lebot, CIRAD, UMP, AGAP, Port Vila, Vanuatu; R. Lira, UBIPRO, 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; Dr. M. Mascher, IPK Gatersleben, Germany; A. Mikić, Institute of Field and Vegetable Crops (IFVCNS), Forage Crops Department, Novi Sad, Serbia; N.M. Nayar, Central Tuber Crops Research Institute, Trivandrum, India; J. Novak, Institute of Animal Nutrition and Functional Plant Compounds, Vienna, Austria; T. Ohsako, Kyoto Prefectural University, JapanJ.M. Ortiz, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Madrid, SpainR. Ortiz, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Ibadan, NigeriaH. Özkan, University of Cukurova, Adana, TurkeyJ-.L. Pham, UMR, IRD, Montpellier, France; D. Pignone, Institute of Genetics CNR, Bari, Italy; E. Porceddu, University of Tuscia, Viterbo, Italy; J. Prohens, Universidad Politécnica, Valencia, SpainC.O. QualsetUniversity of California, Davis, USA; G. Schumann, JKI Bundesforschungsinstitut für Kulturpflanzen, Quedlinburg, GermanyD.M. Spooner, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA; W.K. Swiecicki, Institute of Plant Genetics, Poznan, Poland; A.T. Szabó, Biological Database Laboratory (BDL) & Bio Tár Electronic (BTE), Balatontüred, HungaryG.G. Vendramin, National Research Council, Sesto Fiorentino (FI), Italy; G.M. Volk, USDA-ARS, Fort Collins, USA; J. Weibull, Swedish Biodiversity Centre, Alnarp, Sweden; M.P. Widrlechner, Iowa State University, Ames, 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
    related wild species
    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.

    All contributions are in the English language and are subject to peer reviewing.

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