GENOFUND OF NATIVE FRUIT IN THE UNA - SANA CANTON

SKENDER, Azra and BEĆIRSPAHIĆ, Dinko and MUJAGIĆ-PAŠIĆ, Aida and JOLDIĆ, Senad and KULELIJA, Berin (2014) GENOFUND OF NATIVE FRUIT IN THE UNA - SANA CANTON. International Symposium on Sustainable Development. ISSN 978-9958-834-36-3

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Abstract

A high-quality genofund of fruit species and varieties, which are the result of centuries-long adaptation and selection, characterises the Una – Sana Canton. Therefore, this work has included research on the thirty-one sites in eight municipalities (Bihać, Bosanska Krupa, Bosanski Petrovac, Bužim, Cazin, Sanski Most, Velika Kladuša) of the Una- Sana Canton. The aim is primarily to protect and preserve endangered fruit trees and genofund, whereby the first step in meeting these goals is the inventory of native species and varieties. The total of 275 native fruit accessions has been found at these sites, apples and pears being dominant. Most native fruit accessions are not commercially significant varieties. However, local inhabitants mainly use them in the processing and preparation of traditional products. Also, a high degree of tolerance of these accessions for particular diseases and pests was recorded, whereby these accessions represent an exceptional source of starting material for future breeding steps. Key words: Native fruit, genofund, Una-Sana Canton, inventory, accession

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > Q Science (General)
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH301 Biology
Q Science > QH Natural history > QH426 Genetics
Divisions: International Symposium on Sustainable Development
Depositing User: Mr. Edis Bulic
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2014 13:44
Last Modified: 23 Jun 2014 13:44
URI: http://eprints.ibu.edu.ba/id/eprint/2483

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