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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 Crop wild relatives: a priority in Jordan? Developing a national strategy for the conservation of plant diversity in Jordan using a participatory approach.

This chapter provides a brief overview on how the National Strategy for the Conservation of Plant Diversity for Jordan (National Strategy) has been developed using a participatory approach. Also, as crop wild relatives (CWR) are identified as a priority in Jordan, the methodology can be applied...

Author(s)
Brehm, J. M.; Saifan, S.; Taifour, H.; Abulaila, K.; Al-Assaf, A.; El-Oqlah, A.; Al-Sheyab, F.; Bani-Hani, R.; Ghazanfar, S.; Haddad, N.; Shibli, R.; Taleb, T. A.; Ali, B.; Maxted, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Optimized site selection for the <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> conservation of forage CWR: a combination of community- and genetic-level perspectives.

This chapter focuses on the strategies for forage crop wild relatives (CWR) conservation, methods for the effective conservation of the genetic diversity of CWR and approaches for the effective in situ conservation of multiple CWR taxa. Information on forage use category group for targeting...

Author(s)
Teso, M. L. R.; Kinoshita, K. K.; Iriondo, J. M.
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 Genetic resources: collection, characterization, conservation and documentation.

This chapter describes the major ex situ and core collections (including landraces, wild relatives, elite germplasm and cultivars), aiming to explore the genetic diversity of the global germplasm collections; in situ conservation; characterization and evaluation of collections for key agronomic...

Author(s)
Furman, B. J.; Coyne, C.; Redden, B.; Sharma, S. K.; Vishnyakova, M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934873)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Current and future threats and opportunities facing European crop Wild relative and landrace diversity.

The approach of this priority crop wild relatives (CWR) and landraces (LR) conservation exercise was to use the skills and knowledge of 52 ECPGR in situ and on-farm conservation network members and other conference delegates, representing a broad European range of PGR-related academic, research and ...

Author(s)
Maxted, N.; Akparov, Z. I.; Aronsson, M.; Asdal, Å.; Avagyan, A.; Bartha, B.; Benediková, D.; Berishvili, T.; Bocci, R.; Bullinska-Radomska, Z.; Cop, J.; Curtis, T.; Daugstad, K.; Dias, S.; Duarte, M. C.; Dzmitryeva, S.; Engels, J.; Fasoula, D. A.; Ferant, N.; Frese, L.; Freudenthaler, P.; Hadas, R.; Holly, L.; Ibraliu, A.; Iriondo, J. M.; Ivanovska, S. (et al)
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938512)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Conserving plant genetic diversity in protected areas: population management of crop wild relatives.

This book comprises 7 chapters discussing the genetic diversity conservation in protected areas and the management of wild relatives. Some topics covered were: genetic reserve management, location and design; plant population monitoring methods for in situ conservation of wild relatives; habitat...

Author(s)
Iriondo, J. M.; Maxted, N.; Dulloo, M. E.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932824)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Complementing <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> conservation with <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">ex situ</i> measures.

This chapter discusses ex situ conservation approaches; why an effective in situ/ex situ link is critical; ex situ material as a source for in situ population enhancement; ex situ safety duplication; complementary conservation; genetic diversity utilization; practical considerations and decision...

Author(s)
Engels, J. M. M.; Maggioni, L.; Maxted, N.; Dulloo, M. E.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932824)
Type
Book chapter
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 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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