Chinese Bulletin of Botany ›› 2023, Vol. 58 ›› Issue (2): 241-247.DOI: 10.11983/CBB22173

Special Issue: 饲草生物学专辑 (2023年58卷2期、2022年57卷6期)

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The Current Status, Problems and Suggestions for the Research on Forage Germplasm Resources

Kejian Lin1,*(), Zhipeng Liu2, Dong Luo2, Zinian Wu1   

  1. 1Key Laboratory of Forage Resources and Utilization, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Affairs, Institute of Grassland Research, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Hohhot 010010, China
    2State Key Laboratory of Herbage Improvement and Grassland Agro-ecosystems, College of Pastoral Agriculture Science and Technology, Lanzhou University, Lanzhou 730020, China
  • Received:2022-07-29 Accepted:2023-03-13 Online:2023-03-01 Published:2023-03-15
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  • About author:First author contact:These authors contributed equally to this paper

Abstract: Abstract Forage germplasm resources are national strategic and basic resources, which concern the overall revitalization of the forage seed industry, the basic support for the development of modern agriculture and animal husbandry, and ecological protection and restoration. This paper gives a review on the types, distribution, characteristics, and preservation of global forage germplasm resources. It also analyzes the existing problems, and makes suggestions in order to better protect and utilize forage germplasm resources in China.

Key words: forage, germplasm resources, current status, problem, suggestions