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Cover for Joining up the dots: a systematic perspective of crop wild relative conservation and use.

The aim of genetic conservation of crop wild relatives (CWR) is to maximize the maintenance of genetic diversity, but it is explicitly utilitarian in that it makes the link between CWR genetic diversity, its conservation and its utilization. The model for plant genetic resources conservation...

Author(s)
Maxted, N.; Amri, A.; Castañeda-Álvarez, N. P.; Dias, S.; Dulloo, M. E.; Fielder, H.; Ford-Lloyd, B. V.; Iriondo, J. M.; Brehm, J. M.; Nilsen, L. B.; Thormann, I.; Vincent, H.; Kell, S. P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetic reserve location and design.

This chapter discusses genetic reserve location, including taxonomic and demographic information; genetic variation; and ecological information of crop wild relatives. Other topics discussed are: policy and socio-economic information; reserve site selection for single target taxa; reserve site...

Author(s)
Dulloo, M. E.; Labokas, J.; Iriondo, J. M.; Maxted, N.; Lane, A.; Laguna, E.; Jarvis, A.; Kell, S. P.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932824)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetic reserve management.

This chapter discusses the following topics: genetic reserve management plans; why a management plan is required; role of management plan following reserve establishment; elements of a genetic reserve management plan; minimum content of a genetic reserve management plan; design and implementation...

Author(s)
Maxted, N.; Iriondo, J. M.; Hond, L. de; Dulloo, E.; Lefèvre, F.; Asdal, A.; Kell, S. P.; Guarino, L.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932824)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Plant population monitoring methodologies for the <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> genetic conservation of cwr.

This chapter discusses the following: definition and objectives of monitoring (initial considerations, monitoring design, and data recording and monitoring documentation system); demographic and ecological monitoring methodologies (demographic parameters, ecological monitoring, anthropogenic...

Author(s)
Iriondo, J. M.; Ford-Lloyd, B.; Hond, L. de; Kell, S. P.; Lefèvre, F.; Korpelainen, H.; Lane, A.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932824)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Population and habitat recovery techniques for the <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> conservation of plant genetic diversity.

This chapter discusses policies and guidelines for population recovery; devising population recovery plans for individual species; genetic considerations in population recovery; monitoring population recovery; habitat recovery techniques; overview of habitat recovery techniques; and guidelines for...

Author(s)
Kell, S. P.; Laguna, E.; Iriondo, J. M.; Dulloo, M. E.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932824)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Complementing <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> conservation with <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">ex situ</i> measures.

This chapter discusses ex situ conservation approaches; why an effective in situ/ex situ link is critical; ex situ material as a source for in situ population enhancement; ex situ safety duplication; complementary conservation; genetic diversity utilization; practical considerations and decision...

Author(s)
Engels, J. M. M.; Maggioni, L.; Maxted, N.; Dulloo, M. E.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932824)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Final considerations for the <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> conservation of plant genetic diversity.

This chapter discusses the costs and benefits of in situ conservation; policy considerations; global strategy for CWR (crop wild relatives) conservation and use; present initiatives in CWR in situ conservation; global, national, monographic and site-specific approaches to genetic reserve network...

Author(s)
Iriondo, J. M.; Dulloo, M. E.; Maxted, N.; Laguna, E.; Engels, J. M. M.; Maggioni, L.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932824)
Type
Book chapter
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 Conservation and use of wild-harvested medicinal plants in Sri Lanka.

This chapter describes the present status of medicinal plants, the threats to medicinal plants, medicinal plant-based research, herbal medical system, and present institutional legal and policy framework for medicinal plants in Sri Lanka. The major activities of Conservation and Sustainable Use of...

Author(s)
Ratnayake, R. S. S.; Kariyawasam, C. S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diversity and conservation needs of crop wild relatives in Finland.

This chapter describes the diversity and composition of crop wild relatives (CWR) in Finland, including established species, subspecies, variants and hybrids. A wide definition of CWR is being used, which includes wild plants belonging to the same genus as present crops, wild plants rarely used as...

Author(s)
Korpelainen, H.; Takaluoma, S.; Pohjamo, M.; Helenius, J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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