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Cover for Effective conservation of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Medicago</i> crop wild relatives in Russia and neighbouring countries: gap analysis points the way forward.

The objectives of this study were to focus on cultivated Medicago species and their crop wild relatives (CWR) which occur throughout the region of the Former Soviet Union (FSU). The area includes the Russian Federation, the countries of Estonia, Latvia, Belarus and Ukraine in eastern Europe,...

Author(s)
Greene, S. L.; Afonin, A. A.; Dzyubenko, E.; Dzyubenko, N.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938512)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for Impoverishment of the gene pool of the genus <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Aegilops</i> L. in Armenia.

Species of goat grass (Aegilops) are a rich reservoir of genes for drought resistance, poor soil tolerance and pest and disease resistance. Due to these important features, they are considered as good initial breeding material for selection for adaptability to abiotic and biotic factors. This...

Author(s)
Harutyunyan, M.; Avagyan, A.; Hovhannisyan, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Crop wild relative information: developing a tool for its management and use.

This chapter focuses on the different strategies in the management and utilization of information on crop wild relatives for use in biodiversity conservation programmes. Highlight is given on the 'In situ conservation of crop wild relatives through enhanced information management and field...

Author(s)
Thormann, I.; Lane, A.; Durah, K.; Dulloo, M. E.; Gaiji, S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Transformation and contracting in the supply chains of the former Soviet Union: evidence from Armenia, Georgia, Moldova, Russia and Ukraine.

This chapter analyses the use and determinants of contracting and contract support measures, and changes in the quality of agricultural raw materials procured, over a 6-year time period (1997-2003) for a sample of food processing enterprises in the Commonwealth of Independent States. It is revealed ...

Author(s)
Gorton, M.; White, J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931858)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Public sector initiatives to facilitate small farmer access to international marketing channels: lessons from marketing assistance programmes in Armenia.

This chapter examines the structure and processes by which third-party agencies can successfully facilitate the establishment of economically sustainable marketing channels based upon implementation of flexible and customizable packaging of marketing, financial and technical support programmes for...

Author(s)
Gow, H. R.; Cocks, J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845931858)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bionomics and seasonal occurrence of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Larinus filiformis</i> Petri, 1907 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) in eastern Turkey, a potential biological control agent for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Centaurea solstitialis</i> L.

We conducted studies on the life history of Larinus filiformis Petri, 1907 (Coleoptera: Curculionidae: Lixinae) to determine if it is worthy of further evaluation as a classical biological control agent of Centaurea solstitialis L. (Asteraceae: Cardueae), yellow starthistle. The species occurs in...

Author(s)
Gültekİn, L.; Cristofaro, M.; Tronci, C.; Smith, L.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845935061)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The opportunities and challenges of globalization for agricultural research in the Caucasus.

This chapter first reviews the current situation in the Caucasus (Armenia, Azerbaijan, and Georgia) with respect to their economies, agricultural sectors, and agricultural research. It then examines the potential impacts of globalization, looking at both opportunities and challenges. Implications...

Author(s)
Zuidema, L.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995755)
Type
Book chapter

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