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Journal of Tea Science ›› 2015, Vol. 35 ›› Issue (1): 11-16.doi: 10.13305/j.cnki.jts.2015.01.003

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Research Progress on Germplasms of Tea Plant (Camellia sinensis)

MA Jianqiang, YAO Mingzhe, CHEN Liang*   

  1. Tea Research Institute of the Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, National Center for Tea Improvement/Key Laboratory of Tea Biology and Resources Utilization, Ministry of Agriculture, Hangzhou 310008, China
  • Received:2014-10-13 Revised:2014-10-15 Published:2019-08-23

Abstract: Tea germplasms are the necessary material bases for tea breeding, genetic research and production, as well as the drivers of sustainable development for tea industry. In this paper, the research progress on tea plant germplasm resources, including collection, conservation, evaluation and utilization, was reviewed, and the problems existed in the research on tea plant germplasm resources in China were proposed.

Key words: tea plant, germplasm, progress

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