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Cover for Crop wild relative conservation and use.

These proceedings contain 49 papers presented in the following sections: (i) crop wild relative conservation; (ii) establishing inventories and conservation priorities; (iii) threat and conservation assessment; (iv) genetic erosion and genetic pollution; (v) in situ conservation; (vi) ex situ...

Author(s)
Maxted, N.; Ford-Lloyd, B. V.; Kell, S. P.; Iriondo, J. M.; Dulloo, M. E.; Turok, J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Crop wild relative conservation and use: establishing the context.

The European Crop Wild Relative Diversity Assessment and Conservation Forum (PGR Forum) is a Thematic Network funded under the EC Framework 5. It provides a European forum for the assessment of taxonomic and genetic diversity of European crop wild relatives (CWR) and the development of appropriate...

Author(s)
Maxted, N.; Kell, S. P.; Ford-Lloyd, B. V.
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 Crop wild relatives: putting information in a European policy context.

This chapter shows how information collected in the framework of various European policy processes (in particular concerning nature conservation policy) can be used in the evaluation of the occurrence and status of crop wild relatives, and therefore help in defining conservation priorities.

Author(s)
Richard, D.; Augusto, G.; Evans, D.; Loïs, G.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Crop wild relatives in Armenia: diversity, legislation and conservation issues.

Armenia has been considered as a centre of origin and diversity of many cultivated plants, including cereals, fruit crops, vegetables and legumes. This chapter describes the diversity of crop wild relatives in Armenia and discusses current legislative strategies for biodiversity conservation.

Author(s)
Avagyan, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Crops and wild relatives of the Euro-Mediterranean region: making and using a conservation catalogue.

This chapter summarizes a methodology for establishing a regional catalogue of crops and their wild relatives for the Euro-Mediterranean region. The Catalogue is made available through the web-enabled Crop Wild Relative Information System (CWRIS) (PGR Forum, 2005), which provides access to CWR...

Author(s)
Kell, S. P.; Knüpffer, H.; Jury, S. L.; Ford-Lloyd, B. V.; Maxted, N.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Establishing conservation priorities for crop wild relatives.

The problem with trying to prioritize a large number of crop wild relatives (CWR) species is the lack of universal data sets for the prioritizing factors that could be applied to all species. Without such data sets, effective prioritization of all CWR cannot take place; however, prioritization is...

Author(s)
Ford-Lloyd, B.; Kell, S. P.; Maxted, N.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Creation of a national crop wild relative strategy: a case study for the United Kingdom.

This chapter illustrates how a national CWR conservation strategy can be developed using a model proposed by Maxted et al. for the United Kingdom. It should be emphasized that the model presents one scenario but there are undoubtedly other routes whereby national CWR conservation strategies may be...

Author(s)
Scholten, M.; Maxted, N.; Kell, S. P.; Ford-Lloyd, B. V.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for National crop wild relative <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> conservation strategy for Russia.

This chapter outlines a strategy for plant genetic resource and crop wild relative conservation and sustainable utilization in Russia. Criteria for conservation priority are identified.

Author(s)
Smekalova, T. N.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diversity and conservation needs of crop wild relatives in Finland.

This chapter describes the diversity and composition of crop wild relatives (CWR) in Finland, including established species, subspecies, variants and hybrids. A wide definition of CWR is being used, which includes wild plants belonging to the same genus as present crops, wild plants rarely used as...

Author(s)
Korpelainen, H.; Takaluoma, S.; Pohjamo, M.; Helenius, J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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