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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 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 A long-term systematic monitoring framework for on-farm conserved potato landrace diversity.

This chapter focuses on the development and implementation of a systematic monitoring approach to provide robust intelligence about the landrace conservation status of potato in its centre of origin. The components of these monitoring systems, i.e. hotspot identification, total diversity, relative...

Author(s)
Haan, S. de; Polreich, S.; Rodriguez, F.; Juarez, H.; Plasencia, F.; Ccanto, R.; Alvarez, C.; Otondo, A.; Sainz, H.; Venegas, C.; Kalazich, J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
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 Addressing the conservation and sustainable utilization of crop wild relatives: the international policy context.

The conservation and sustainable utilization of crop wild relatives (CWR) are addressed in international policy in both the agriculture and the environmental sectors. While specifically addressing CWR, this chapter highlights their contribution not only to agriculture, but also as part of the wider ...

Author(s)
Azzu, N.; Collette, L.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for An approach for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> gap analysis and conservation planning on a global scale.

Gap analysis is an established and widely used technique in crop wild relative (CWR) conservation that enables thorough assessment of the efficacy of the current conservation framework and identification of taxa, intra-taxon genetic diversity and geographical sites that are under-represented and...

Author(s)
Vincent, H.; Castañeda-Álvarez, N. P.; Maxted, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
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 Assessing the potential for ecological harm from gene flow to crop wild relatives.

The conservational and ecological risks posed by gene flow from all modern crops to crop wild relatives is examined, and the extent to which the principles developed for the risk assessment of genetically modified crops can be applied to this broader set of problems is explored. A case study on...

Author(s)
Wilkinson, M. J.; Ford, C. S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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 Assessment of the conservation status of Mesoamerican crop species and their wild relatives in light of climate change.

This chapter presents part of the diagnostic studies that were conducted to evaluate the on-farm, in situ and ex situ conservation status of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture (PGRFA) in Mesoamerica, from Mexico to Panama. The assessment of the potential impact of anthropogenic...

Author(s)
Thomas, E.; Ramirez, M.; Zonneveld, M. van; Etten, J. van; Alcázar, C.; Beltrán, M.; Libreros, D.; Pinzón, S.; Solano, W.; Galluzzi, G.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter

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