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Cover for Europe's crop wild relative diversity: from conservation planning to conservation action.

This chapter discusses the value of Europe's crop wild relative diversity and discusses the progress made in implementing national CWR conservation strategies in Europe. A regional approach to CWR conservation in Europe is described. An integrated European CWR conservation strategy and a new policy ...

Author(s)
Kell, S. P.; Ford-Lloyd, B. V.; Maxted, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Establishing systematic crop wild relative conservation in the UK.

The PGR (Plant Genetic Resources) Secure project has provided a platform to encourage and facilitate the development of national conservation strategies in a range of countries from across Europe. In the UK, this has enabled the development of conservation strategies for each devolved...

Author(s)
Fielder, H.; Ford-Lloyd, B.; Maxted, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
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 On the conservation and sustainable use of plant genetic resources in Europe: a stakeholder analysis.

This chapter presents a study on the current status of conservation and use of plant genetic resources in Europe and on how this could be improved and developed towards a European plant germplasm system. The methods used, the vision of what an improved system for conservation and use of plant...

Author(s)
Frese, L.; Palmé, A.; Neuhaus, G.; Bülow, L.; Maxted, N.; Poulsen, G.; Kik, C.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Towards an improved European plant germplasm system.

This chapter focuses on recommendations addressing the main problems of managing ex situ plant genetic resources in Europe. Information on the plant genetic resources conservation and use problems in Europe are also presented.

Author(s)
Frese, L.; Palmé, A.; Bülow, L.; Kik, C.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for European forest genetic resources: status of current knowledge and conservation priorities.

The genetic characteristics of forest trees, genetic aspects of European Forestry and the European collaboration for conservation of forest genetic resources are discussed in this chapter. It is emphasized that the gene conservation of forest trees, not dissimilar from wild crop relatives as well,...

Author(s)
Lefèvre, F.; Collin, E.; Cuyper, B. de; Fady, B.; Koskela, J.; Turok, J.; Wühlisch, G. von
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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 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 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 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

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