UK risks losing valuable crop genetics due to neglect, conference told

Action is need to conserve wild relatives and "land races" of horticultural crops, to help breeders deal with current challenges and future unknowns, a senior figure in genetic conservation has urged.

by Gavin McEwan
Wild asparagus - image: Becky York (CC BY 2.0)
Wild asparagus - image: Becky York (CC BY 2.0)

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