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Conserving plant genetic diversity in protected areas: population management of crop wild relatives.

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This book comprises 7 chapters discussing the genetic diversity conservation in protected areas and the management of wild relatives. Some topics covered were: genetic reserve management, location and design; plant population monitoring methods for in situ conservation of wild relatives; habitat recovery; and ex situ measures....

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Chapter 2 (Page no: 23)

Genetic reserve location and design.

This chapter discusses genetic reserve location, including taxonomic and demographic information; genetic variation; and ecological information of crop wild relatives. Other topics discussed are: policy and socio-economic information; reserve site selection for single target taxa; reserve site selection for multiple target taxa; reserve design; optimum reserve design; reserve size; population size; corridors, networks and stepping stones; reserve shape; and political and economic factors affecting genetic reserve location.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Introduction: the integration of PGR conservation with protected area management. Author(s): Maxted, N. Iriondo, J. M. Dulloo, M. E. Lane, A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 65) Genetic reserve management. Author(s): Maxted, N. Iriondo, J. M. Hond, L. de Dulloo, E. Lefèvre, F. Asdal, A. Kell, S. P. Guarino, L.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 88) Plant population monitoring methodologies for the in situ genetic conservation of cwr. Author(s): Iriondo, J. M. Ford-Lloyd, B. Hond, L. de Kell, S. P. Lefèvre, F. Korpelainen, H. Lane, A.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 124) Population and habitat recovery techniques for the in situ conservation of plant genetic diversity. Author(s): Kell, S. P. Laguna, E. Iriondo, J. M. Dulloo, M. E.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 169) Complementing in situ conservation with ex situ measures. Author(s): Engels, J. M. M. Maggioni, L. Maxted, N. Dulloo, M. E.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 182) Final considerations for the in situ conservation of plant genetic diversity. Author(s): Iriondo, J. M. Dulloo, M. E. Maxted, N. Laguna, E. Engels, J. M. M. Maggioni, L.

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