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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
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Does agriculture conflict with <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> conservation? a case study on the use of wild relatives by yam farmers in Benin.

This chapter reports a case study on yam, a tuber crop, and its wild relatives in Benin. It describes the use made by local farmers of yam wild relatives and presents results of genetic studies (diversity analysis using microsatellites and principal component analysis) that demonstrate the...

Author(s)
Scarcelli, N.; Tostain, S.; Baco, M. N.; Agbangla, C.; Daïnou, O.; Vigouroux, Y.; Pham, J. L.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">In situ</i> conservation strategy for wild lima bean (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phaseolus lunatus</i> L.) populations in the Central Valley of Costa Rica: a case study of short-lived perennial plants with a mixed mating system.

Results are presented of studies conducted in the Central Valley of Costa Rica to support the in situ conservation of wild Lima bean, Phaseolus lunatus, prone to extinction as a result of growing urbanization and changes in agricultural and land use practices. To achieve the conservation objective, ...

Author(s)
Baudoin, J. P.; Rocha, O. J.; Degreef, J.; Bi, I. Z.; Ouédraogo, M.; Guarino, L.; Toussaint, A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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