Helianthus petiolaris, Kasia Stepien
Helianthus petiolaris, Kasia Stepien

Want some specific examples of crop wild relatives used in breeding? See the new page “Why CWR” on the global CWR project site. We provide nine examples of contributions to pest and disease resistance, salinity tolerance, and yield, nutrition and value improvements in rice, maize, banana, sugar beet, tomato, broccoli, wheat, and millet, with links to further information.

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