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  • n. Domesticated animals or plants adapted to the natural and cultural environment in which they live (or originated) and, in some cases, work

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Examples

  • A landrace is a grouping of animals or plants with similar characteristics that have been developed from natural or wild populations.

    Citizendium, the Citizens' Compendium - Recent changes [en]

  • The Asian wheat samples include 87 "landrace" populations -- domesticated species that have changed little since the advent of modern plant breeding.

    The Money Times

  • The Asian wheat samples include 87 "landrace" populations - domesticated species that have changed little since the advent of modern plant breeding.

    EcoWorld

  • In animals, the term 'landrace' is taken to mean a type or group derived from a specific population but not yet formalised into a consistently replicable breed, or the specific natural population from which a breed derives.

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  • "The saluki type is what John Burchard calls a "landrace" and behaves rather like a species, maintaining itself with plenty of genetic buffering and little need for pedigrees.

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  • "landrace" populations-domesticated plants that have changed very little since the advent of modern plant breeding.

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  • Hemp fiber was still valuable in the US as recently as WWII and still grows wild across the Midwest where it has easily naturalized as well as in its landrace origins.

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  • Many landrace types are known but have not been systematically evaluated, codified, or analyzed, Thus it is likely that the best-yielding, best-tasting, and best-handling types have not been isolated or created out of the massive gene pool.

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  • Of 87 total Asian landrace accessions tested in greenhouse trials, 26 showed high levels of FHB resistance, Bai reports.

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  • In testing so far, 26 of the landrace lines showed high resistance to the blight, Bai wrote in the April issue of Agricultural Research Magazine.

    The Money Times

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