Studies on germplasm resources of wild grape species (<i>Vitis</i> spp.) in China

  • Zhang Fengqin
  • Luo Fangmei
  • Gu Dabin
Keywords: gene resources, China, geography, Vitis, variety of vine, new breeding, ampelography, enzyme, selection, must quality, frost resistance, disease resistance


China is the country rich in germplasm resources of the genus Vitis, with nearly 40 native species. This paper introduces into their geographical distribution and chief characteristics, utilization and research on 11 wild species.
Section 1: Genetic resources, evaluation and screening