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Asian Journal of Crop Science
  Year: 2013 | Volume: 5 | Issue: 4 | Page No.: 325-337
DOI: 10.3923/ajcs.2013.325.337
Egyptian Clover (Trifolium alexandrinum L.) Breeding in Egypt: A Review
Bahy R. Bakheit

Abstract:
Berseem or Egyptian clover is a winter annual legume of major importance to Egyptian agriculture as a principle source of forage and for conserving soil fertility under intensive cropping. In this review, the published work by authors on breeding Egyptian clover (Trifolium alexandrinum L.) for productivity in Egypt has been summarized since 1980. The variability of the genotypes, genotypic and phenotypic correlation, Path coefficient, the breeding strategies, pollination and seed setting for Egyptian clover are presented. The genetics and productivity of Egyptian clover are recorded. The objectives of this review are enrichment the background for the investigators working in Egyptian clover breeding. Finally the achievements and the needed cooperation on the national level are also outlined.
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How to cite this article:

Bahy R. Bakheit , 2013. Egyptian Clover (Trifolium alexandrinum L.) Breeding in Egypt: A Review. Asian Journal of Crop Science, 5: 325-337.

DOI: 10.3923/ajcs.2013.325.337

URL: https://scialert.net/abstract/?doi=ajcs.2013.325.337

COMMENTS
20 September, 2016
Redouane KHAIR:
Dear Sirs,
Pleae communicate us list of producers and breeders of Egyptian Clover Berseem(Trifolium alexandrinum).

best regards.
redouane KHAIR
General Manager of CAPITAL Agri Science
 
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