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Cover for Enhancing crop genepool use: capturing wild relative and landrace diversity for crop improvement.

This book contains 42 chapters focusing on the various aspects of the utilization and conservation of crop wild relative (CWR) and landrace (LR) diversity as a basis for crop improvement and future food security. Information on the various characterization techniques, conservation strategies,...

Author(s)
Maxted, N.; Dulloo, M. E.; Ford-Lloyd, B. V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Community biodiversity management (CBM): a participatory methodology that integrates empowerment, livelihoods and on-farm management of agrobiodiversity.

This chapter presents an overview of community biodiversity management (CBM) methodology based on in-depth experiences from Brazil, Ethiopia, India, France, Nepal and reference cases from several other countries. The key role of the most commonly used participatory practices that integrate...

Author(s)
Subedi, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evolutionary plant breeding: a method for rapidly increasing on-farm biodiversity to support sustainable livelihoods in an era of climate change.

This chapter presents a method to rapidly increase on-farm biodiversity to support sustainable livelihoods in Iran in an era of climate change. The importance of evolutionary plant breeding in providing a large number of farmers access to a great amount of biodiversity in a relatively short time...

Author(s)
Rahmanian, M.; Razavi, K.; Haghparast, R.; Salimi, M.; Ceccarelli, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Value chain development: a silver bullet for agrobiodiversity conservation and use?

This paper seeks to contribute to an assessment of the role that value chain projects have played in agrobiodiversity conservation, specifically for crop genetic resources. information on the degree to which value chain projects have focused on genetic resources that are actually threatened and...

Author(s)
Drucker, A. G.; Appels, J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The crop wild relative specialist group of the IUCN species survival commission.

This chapter introduces the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Species Survival Commission for the plant genetic resource (PGR) community, provides some information about the new IUCN Specialist Group on crop wild relatives (CWR) and describes its scope, aims and objectives,...

Author(s)
Dulloo, M. E.; Maxted, N.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Crop wild relatives in the Netherlands: actors and protection measures.

This chapter aims at giving an inventory of the actors that play a role in the conservation of the Dutch flora as well as of protection measures that are taken in the Netherlands for the conservation of wild plant species. Besides organizations that manage the nature conservation areas and ex situ...

Author(s)
Hoekstra, R.; Veller, M. G. P. van; Odé, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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 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 Addressing the conservation and sustainable utilization of crop wild relatives: the international policy context.

The conservation and sustainable utilization of crop wild relatives (CWR) are addressed in international policy in both the agriculture and the environmental sectors. While specifically addressing CWR, this chapter highlights their contribution not only to agriculture, but also as part of the wider ...

Author(s)
Azzu, N.; Collette, L.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
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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