Jump to Main Content
- Abberton, M.T.
- Plant breeding 2007 v.126 no.4 pp. 337-342
- Trifolium nigrescens, etc ; DNA; Trifolium ambiguum; Trifolium medium; Trifolium pratense; Trifolium repens; evolution; forage; germplasm; interspecific hybridization; livestock; longevity; new variety; ovule culture; Show all 14 Subjects
- ... The genus Trifolium (Leguminosae) or clovers includes a number of agriculturally important forage species. In particular Trifolium repens (white clover) and Trifolium pratense (red clover) are widely used in temperate livestock agriculture. Interspecific crossing programmes within this genus have been carried out for more than 50 years, in many cases involving embryo rescue or ovule culture techni ...