Participatory varietal selection (PVS)

Topic:

Breeding

Definition:

“In many [participatory plant breeding] initiatives, farmers’ participation is limited to the final steps involving evaluation and selecting a few nearly-finished or advanced varieties just before their official release. This is known as participatory varietal selection (PVS).”

References

Chiffoleau, Y., Desclaux, D., 2006. Participatory plant breeding: the best way to breed for sustainable agriculture? International Journal of Agricultural Sustainability 4, 119–130. https://doi.org/10.1080/14735903.2006.9684795

Last Updated:

Nov. 2020
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