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Cover for Using landraces in agriculture, food and cooking: experiences around a large city in Southern Europe.

This chapter focuses on the preservation of plant genetic resources, based on their value to future generations, to be able to breed crop varieties and face new challenges. The use of landraces in agriculture, food and cooking in Madrid, Spain, is also discussed.

Author(s)
Lázaro, A.; Fernández, I.; Lorenzo, C. de
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ecogeographical representativeness in crop wild relative <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">ex situ</i> collections.

This chapter describes three methodological approaches for assessing the ecogeographical representativeness (ER) of a gene bank with emphasis on collection of crop wild relative (CWR) species: (1) comparison of gene bank passport data with external sources, (2) ecogeographic characterization of a...

Author(s)
Parra-Quijano, M.; Draper, D.; Torres, E.; Iriondo, J. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Conservation of Spanish wild oats: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Avena canariensis</i>, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">A. prostrata</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">A. murphyi</i>.

Most of the species described in Spain are abundantly present throughout Europe (i.e. A. barbata, A. sterilis and A. fatua), however, three of them are restricted to a few scarce populations in a limited area (A. canariensis, A. prostrata [A. hirtula] and A. murphyi). Results are presented of the...

Author(s)
García, P.; Sáenz de Miera, L. E.; Vences, F. J.; Benchacho, M.; Pérez de la Vega, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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