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Cover for Developing a crop wild relative conservation strategy for Finland.

This chapter focuses on the process of preparing the Finnish crop wild relative conservation strategy. The methodology and results of the Finnish national crop wild relative checklist, prioritized list and inventory as well as the in situ and ex situ conservation gap analysis are also described.

Author(s)
Fitzgerald, H.; Korpelainen, H.; Veteläinen, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Developing a national crop wild relative <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> conservation strategy for Lithuania: creation of a national CWR inventory and its prioritization.

This chapter describes the process adopted in Lithuania in developing a list of priority crop wild relatives (CWR) to serve as a basis for further systematic conservation planning and preparation of a national CWR in situ conservation strategy.

Author(s)
Labokas, J.; Karpavičienė, B.; Rašomavičius, V.; Gelvonauskis, B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Priorities for the conservation of crop wild relatives at the Indian National Genebank.

This chapter focuses on the importance of crop wild relatives (CWR) in the identification of new sources of raw materials in the development of new varieties and hybrids particularly targeted for different environments including biotic and abiotic stresses. The need for the development of...

Author(s)
Gupta, V.; Kak, A.; Tyagi, R. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Strategies for detecting climate adaptations in wild pearl millet for future breeding use.

This chapter presents 2 strategies applied in 2 ongoing projects aimed at identifying the climatic adaptations in wild pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum subsp. monodii) for future breeding use.

Author(s)
Berthouly-Salazar, C.; Mariac, C.; Couderc, M.; Ousseini, I. S.; Santoni, S.; Tenaillon, M.; Vigouroux, Y.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Landrace conservation of maize in Mexico: an evolutionary breeding interpretation.

This chapter describes some aspects that structure maize diversity in Mexico and an evolutionary breeding interpretation for maize landrace conservation is presented.

Author(s)
Perales, H.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Use of spontaneous sexually produced new landraces of a vegetatively propagated crop of the Andes (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Oxalis tuberosa</i> Mol.) to enhance <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> conservation.

This chapter focuses on the in situ sexual reproduction of oca (Oxalis tuberosa) and the creation of new genotypes and farmers' management of K'ipas (typical rotation pattern in the Andes highlands) and knowledge of sexual reproduction for the in situ conservation of O. tuberosa.

Author(s)
Bonnave, M.; Bleeckx, T.; Terrazas, F.; Bertin, P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A European <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> (on-farm) conservation and management strategy for landraces.

This chapter focuses on a series of coordinated actions to promote efficiently and effectively the continued landrace cultivation by farmers in Europe to promote in situ (on-farm) conservation and management of these landraces. The main drawback to implementation, i.e. lack of specific funding for...

Author(s)
Negri, V.; Freudenthaler, P.; Gasi, F.; Maxted, N.; Moreira, P. M.; Strãjeru, S.; Tan, A.; Veteläinen, M.; Vogel, R.; Weibull, J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Hungarian strategies for the conservation of crop wild relative and landrace diversity.

This chapter focuses on the various strategies used in Hungary for the conservation of crop wild relatives and the promotion of landrace diversity. The establishment of a joint seed bank for agricultural and wild flora is also presented.

Author(s)
Baktay, B.; Simon, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Assessment of Italian landrace density and species richness: useful criteria for developing <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> conservation strategies.

This chapter presents inventory data recorded for each Italian region and the assessment of the landrace density index and species richness level through the Italian regions. The development or enhancement of the political and economic actions for landrace conservation by Italian regions using...

Author(s)
Torricelli, R.; Pacicco, L.; Bodesmo, M.; Raggi, L.; Negri, V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Chickpea wild relatives and landraces of Georgia.

This chapter focuses on the various chickpea landraces and wild relatives in the Republic of Georgia. The importance of the conservation and maintenance of chickpea genetic resources collection is also discussed.

Author(s)
Korakhashvili, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter

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