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Cover for Implementation of a PGR global documentation system in Portugal.

This chapter focuses on the role of the global germplasm management information system (GRIN-Global) in addressing information retrieval obstacles faced by breeders, crop researchers and other users and its implementation in Portugal is discussed.

Author(s)
Barata, A. M.; Rocha, F.; Oliveira, J.; Lima, J. M.; Nobrega, H.; Carvalho, M. Â. A. P. de; Dias, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Joining up the dots: a systematic perspective of crop wild relative conservation and use.

The aim of genetic conservation of crop wild relatives (CWR) is to maximize the maintenance of genetic diversity, but it is explicitly utilitarian in that it makes the link between CWR genetic diversity, its conservation and its utilization. The model for plant genetic resources conservation...

Author(s)
Maxted, N.; Amri, A.; Castañeda-Álvarez, N. P.; Dias, S.; Dulloo, M. E.; Fielder, H.; Ford-Lloyd, B. V.; Iriondo, J. M.; Brehm, J. M.; Nilsen, L. B.; Thormann, I.; Vincent, H.; Kell, S. P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Predictive characterization methods for accessing and using CWR diversity.

This chapter reports and discusses the results of the application of the ecogeographical filtering and calibration methods to crop wild relatives of the genera Avena, Beta, Brassica and Medicago, which were the target genera of the PGR Secure project. The ecogeographical filtering method filters...

Author(s)
Thormann, I.; Parra-Quijano, M.; Rubio Teso, M. L.; Endresen, D. T. F.; Dias, S.; Iriondo, J. M.; Maxted, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The role of EURISCO in promoting use of agricultural biodiversity.

EURISCO, the European Plant Genetic Resources Search Catalogue, was established in 2003 as a European ex situ information portal on plant genetic resources (PGR) with two objectives: to provide technical support to allow countries to develop and build their national inventories, and consequently...

Author(s)
Dias, S.; Dulloo, M. E.; Arnaud, E.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938512)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetic erosion and genetic pollution of crop wild relatives: the PGR forum perspective and achievements.

This chapter describes the 'European Crop Wild Relative Diversity Assessment and Conservation Forum' (PGR Forum), which aims to discuss how to assess genetic erosion and genetic pollution from conventionally and biotechnologically bred crops for European crop wild relatives (CWR) populations, and...

Author(s)
Bettencourt, E.; Ford-Lloyd, B. V.; Dias, S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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