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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 Use of wild plant species: the market perspective.

This chapter describes how a company ethically purchases and markets a number of wild plant species using Neal's Yard Remedies as an example, and discusses the company policies and the importance of how to establish accurate information about the conservation status of certain plants. The...

Author(s)
Curtis, S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Creation of a national crop wild relative strategy: a case study for the United Kingdom.

This chapter illustrates how a national CWR conservation strategy can be developed using a model proposed by Maxted et al. for the United Kingdom. It should be emphasized that the model presents one scenario but there are undoubtedly other routes whereby national CWR conservation strategies may be...

Author(s)
Scholten, M.; Maxted, N.; Kell, S. P.; Ford-Lloyd, B. V.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Assessing the potential for ecological harm from gene flow to crop wild relatives.

The conservational and ecological risks posed by gene flow from all modern crops to crop wild relatives is examined, and the extent to which the principles developed for the risk assessment of genetically modified crops can be applied to this broader set of problems is explored. A case study on...

Author(s)
Wilkinson, M. J.; Ford, C. S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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