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By John R. Witcombe (auth.), Geoffrey Hawtin, Colin Webb (eds.)

Faba beans, previously referred to as vast beans, are one of the oldest vegetation on the earth. It has in truth been claimed with a few justification that the Pyramids have been equipped on faba beans! they're at the present time an important crop in lots of nations comparable to China, Egypt and the Sudan; and are largely grown for human foodstuff in the course of the Me~iterranean sector, in Ethiopia and in elements of Latin the United States. lately there was a starting to be curiosity in faba bean creation as a protein resource for inventory feed in components of Europe, North the US and Aus· tralia. The booklet served via this preface arose from the 1st overseas Faba Bean Con­ ference, held in Cairo, Egypt, on March 7-11, 1981 which supplied an appropriate discussion board for the assessment of many scientifically vital elements of the development of the crop. prime faba bean experts from 4 continents who participated have been capable not just to contri· bute from their own services in suitable topics, yet in go back to realize from their ex­ perience of Nile Valley stipulations and from shut touch with such a lot of of the world's faba bean scientists. The convention was once supported in most cases by means of the ICARDAjIFAD Nile Valley Faba Bean undertaking. extra help used to be acquired from a few different organizations and associations whose assistance is gladly said. those integrated the rural examine Council (ARC) of the Egyptian Ministry of Agriculture; G.T.Z. of Germany; IDRC of Canada; the nationwide learn middle of Egypt; and Cairo University.

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A. T. K. Poulsen. Pub. EEC, EUR 6244 EN Luxembourg pp. 217-250. 7. Bond, D. , 1966. Yield and components of yield in diallel crosses between inbred lines of winter beans (Vida [aba). J. Agric. , Camb. 67, 325-336. 8. A. 1971. ). Rep. Meet. , Lusignan, 1970, 119-126. 1. 29 9. , 1976. Field bean, Vieia [aba (Leguminosae - Papilionatae). Chapter in: Evolution of Crop Plants. Ed. W. Simmonds, PUb. Longman, London. 10. , 1979. K. FABIS 1, 5-6. 11. A. 1981. Development and performance of synthetic varieties of Vida [aba 1.

Outiine of flow of genetic materials to national programs and data feedback. Solid line indicates flow of genetic material; broken line indicates data feedback. National programs also contribute material to the international programs. Data from international trials are also used in selection of parents for crossing. 24 Where seed stocks permit, F2 populations are grown in two environments: at Tel Hadya research station, primarily for an initial yield evaluation and mass selection for vigour and earliness, and at other sites for mass selection for specific characteristics.

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