TSitologiya i Genetika 2003, vol. 37, no. 4, 46-53
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Genetic collections: the problems of formation, conservation and use

Koval S.F., Koval V.S., Tymchuk S.M., Boguslavski R.L.

Classifications of plant genepool collections are presented, the principal tasks worked on by collections are examined. Databases on genepool collections of the Institute of Cytology and Genetics of Syberian Branch of Russian Academy of Sciences (Russia) and the National Centre for Plant Genetic Resources of Ukraine are described. Principles of formation of genepool collections, their existing problems, the methods of maintenance of their viability and genetical authenticity are discussed. Necessary amount of collection accessions, differences and specificity of their reproduction and multiplication aims and tasks are proved. Gradations of the permissible changes of accessions in connection with the type and the purpose of collections are proposed. The necessity of specialized periodical edition on genepool collecting is emphasized.


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