[permaculture] Extending Darwin's analogy: Bridging differences in concepts of selection between farmers, biologists, and plant breeders - selection.pdf

Lawrence London lfljvenaura at gmail.com
Fri Oct 21 08:48:56 EDT 2016


Extending Darwin’s analogy: Bridging differences in concepts of
selection between farmers, biologists, and plant breeders - selection.pdf
http://www.backyardseedsavers.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/selection.pdf

Reflection on the limitations of modern plant breeding
http://www.backyardseedsavers.com/reflection-on-the-
limitations-of-modern-plant-breeding/
"The following is a review of and reaction to the following paper:
Extending Darwin’s Analogy: Bridging Difference in Concepts of Selection
between Farmers, Biologist, and Plant Breeders by DA Cleveland and D Soleri
<http://www.backyardseedsavers.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/selection.pdf>
As an aspiring plant breeder, following the traditional route in academia,
you learn about both the theory and practice of modern day plant breeding.
Likely one will come across the works of Darwin and Mendel, as they are the
fathers of this revolution in plant breeding (i.e., they provided the
foundation on which ‘scientific selection’ stands upon). This paper
attempts to question this foundation, by comparing our modern day
assumptions with ideologies of traditional farmers."



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Lawrence F. London, Jr.
lfljvenaura at gmail.com
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