Chinese Bulletin of Botany ›› 2013, Vol. 48 ›› Issue (6): 676-683.DOI: 10.3724/SP.J.1259.2013.00676

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Advances in Research into Genetic Resources, Breeding and Genetics of Adzuki Bean (Vigna angularis)

Ning Xu, Minghai Wang, Shuying Bao, Guifang Wang, Zhongxiao Guo*   

  1. Institute of Crop Germplasm Resources, Jilin Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Gongzhuling 136100, China
  • Received:2012-09-12 Revised:2013-03-14 Online:2013-11-01 Published:2013-12-03
  • Contact: Zhongxiao Guo

Abstract: Adzuki bean (Vigna angularis (Willd) Ohwi & Ohashi) originates from China and is one of the main food legumes in China. Here we review studies of germplasm resources, breeding and genetics of adzuki bean in China and worldwide to help improve study of adzuki bean in China.