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Cover for A designated nature reserve for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> conservation of wild emmer wheat (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Triticum dicoccoides</i> (Körn.) Aaronsohn) in northern Israel.

An analysis of grasslands and wild emmer wheat (Triticum dicoccoides) in nature reserves in Israel was carried out based on Israel Nature and Parks database and on the BIOGIS database. The Israel Nature and Park Authority chose the Ammiad region as a nature reserve dedicated to in situ conservation ...

Author(s)
Kaplan, D.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ex situ</i> conservation of wild species: services provided by botanic gardens.

This chapter discusses a range of conservation services routinely provided by botanical gardens, and gives examples from the Royal Botanic Garden (RBG) Kew's Millennium Seed Bank Project (MSBP) of conservation services that RBG Kew and partner botanical gardens have been able to provide to applied...

Author(s)
Smith, P. P.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Analysis of wild <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lactuca</i> gene bank accessions and implications for wild species conservation.

This chapter presents data on research on diversity of 12 wild Lactuca species preserved in the gene banks, using molecular amplified fragment length polymorphism markers. This is only part of a larger study regarding accessibility and redundancy of wild Lactuca species in ex situ collection to...

Author(s)
Rajicic, T. S.; Dehmer, K. J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The role of botanic gardens in the conservation of crop wild relatives.

This chapter provides the results of an initial investigation into the conservation of wild relatives of food crops by botanical gardens. For this survey, only those crops included in Annex 1 of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture were considered. The...

Author(s)
Sharrock, S.; Wyse-Jackson, D.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A national Italian network to improve seed conservation of wild native species ('RIBES').

To create a better coordination of ex situ conservation activities in Italy, an 'Italian Seed Bank Network for the ex situ conservation of the Italian native flora' was created and named RIBES (Rete Italiana Banche del germoplasma per la conservazione ex situ della flora spontanea italiana). RIBES...

Author(s)
Bonomi, C.; Rossi, G.; Bedini, G.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Linking <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">ex situ</i> conservation with use of crop wild relatives.

This chapter investigates the potential linkages between in situ and ex situ conservation, how ex situ conserved germplasm, particularly of crop wild relatives, might be better used in support of in situ and ecosystem conservation, and how in situ conserved germplasm might be better utilized. Both...

Author(s)
Maxted, N.; Kell, S. P.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for CWRIS: an information management system to aid crop wild relative conservation and sustainable use.

The Crop Wild Relative Information System (CWRIS) has been developed with the goal of providing a model for collation and management of crop wild relative (CWR) conservation and sustainable use data, and a system for accessing this information. This chapter explains how the components of CWRIS were ...

Author(s)
Kell, S. P.; Moore, J. D.; Iriondo, J. M.; Scholten, M. A.; Ford-Lloyd, B. V.; Maxted, N.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Crop wild relatives in the ECPGR central crop databases: a case study in <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Beta</i> L. and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Avena</i> L.

This chapter suggests to the crop wild relatives (CWR) community to use the European Central Crop Databases (ECCDBs) wherever crop-specific interests prevail. Representation of CWR in the ECCDBs and assumed common interests of the breeding-oriented (ex situ) plant genetic resources domain and the...

Author(s)
Germeier, C. U.; Frese, L.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing passport data associated with seed collections from wild populations: increasing potential for conservation and use of crop wild relatives in Israel.

This chapter discusses the efforts made by the Israeli Gene Bank for Agricultural Crops (IGB) and the National Council for Research and Development (now the Ministry of Science, Culture and Sport) to conserve plant genetic resources in Israel. Emphasis is given on the management of national seed...

Author(s)
Hadas, R.; Sirota, A.; Agami, M.; Horovitz, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Some thoughts on sources of news about crop wild relatives.

This chapter presents an overview of online sources of timely information about crop wild relatives. Some tips are given on how to search the World Wide Web for such information.

Author(s)
Guarino, L.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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