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Cover for Implementation of a PGR global documentation system in Portugal.

This chapter focuses on the role of the global germplasm management information system (GRIN-Global) in addressing information retrieval obstacles faced by breeders, crop researchers and other users and its implementation in Portugal is discussed.

Author(s)
Barata, A. M.; Rocha, F.; Oliveira, J.; Lima, J. M.; Nobrega, H.; Carvalho, M. Â. A. P. de; Dias, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The GRIN taxonomy crop wild relative inventory.

This chapter focuses on the concepts and terminology that underlie the crop wild relative (CWR) classification of the GRIN taxonomy CWR inventory project. The procedures for compiling and evaluating this classification are outlined and the public accessibility of the resulting data are discussed.

Author(s)
Wiersema, J. H.; León, B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
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 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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A designated nature reserve for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> conservation of wild emmer wheat (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Triticum dicoccoides</i> (Körn.) Aaronsohn) in northern Israel.

An analysis of grasslands and wild emmer wheat (Triticum dicoccoides) in nature reserves in Israel was carried out based on Israel Nature and Parks database and on the BIOGIS database. The Israel Nature and Park Authority chose the Ammiad region as a nature reserve dedicated to in situ conservation ...

Author(s)
Kaplan, D.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The role of botanic gardens in the conservation of crop wild relatives.

This chapter provides the results of an initial investigation into the conservation of wild relatives of food crops by botanical gardens. For this survey, only those crops included in Annex 1 of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture were considered. The...

Author(s)
Sharrock, S.; Wyse-Jackson, D.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Crop wild relatives in the ECPGR central crop databases: a case study in <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Beta</i> L. and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Avena</i> L.

This chapter suggests to the crop wild relatives (CWR) community to use the European Central Crop Databases (ECCDBs) wherever crop-specific interests prevail. Representation of CWR in the ECCDBs and assumed common interests of the breeding-oriented (ex situ) plant genetic resources domain and the...

Author(s)
Germeier, C. U.; Frese, L.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper