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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">In situ</i> conservation strategy for wild lima bean (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phaseolus lunatus</i> L.) populations in the Central Valley of Costa Rica: a case study of short-lived perennial plants with a mixed mating system.

Results are presented of studies conducted in the Central Valley of Costa Rica to support the in situ conservation of wild Lima bean, Phaseolus lunatus, prone to extinction as a result of growing urbanization and changes in agricultural and land use practices. To achieve the conservation objective, ...

Author(s)
Baudoin, J. P.; Rocha, O. J.; Degreef, J.; Bi, I. Z.; Ouédraogo, M.; Guarino, L.; Toussaint, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Integrating wild plants and landrace conservation in farming systems: a perspective from Italy.

Some examples of successful (and unsuccessful) rescues of neglected landraces from Central Italy are provided: (1) the black celery ('sedano nero') from Trevi (Umbria); (2) the Sicilian cauliflowers; (3) the cowpea ('Fagiolina') from the Trasimeno Lake area, Perugia; and (4) the 'fagiolo A pisello' ...

Author(s)
Negri, V.; Branca, F.; Castellini, G.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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