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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 Priorities for the conservation of crop wild relatives at the Indian National Genebank.

This chapter focuses on the importance of crop wild relatives (CWR) in the identification of new sources of raw materials in the development of new varieties and hybrids particularly targeted for different environments including biotic and abiotic stresses. The need for the development of...

Author(s)
Gupta, V.; Kak, A.; Tyagi, R. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Improved utilization of crop diversity for rationalized breeding using data interoperability.

This chapter focuses on the importance of the effective utilization of the available crop (including wild relative) diversity in plant breeding to develop food crops with improved nutritive value, with higher yields while growing on more marginal soils and with increased ability to withstand more...

Author(s)
Finkers, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Crop wild relative conservation and use.

These proceedings contain 49 papers presented in the following sections: (i) crop wild relative conservation; (ii) establishing inventories and conservation priorities; (iii) threat and conservation assessment; (iv) genetic erosion and genetic pollution; (v) in situ conservation; (vi) ex situ...

Author(s)
Maxted, N.; Ford-Lloyd, B. V.; Kell, S. P.; Iriondo, J. M.; Dulloo, M. E.; Turok, J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book; Conference proceedings
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Keeping a finger on the pulse: monitoring the use of CWR in crop improvement.

This chapter takes a macro perspective of the state of the use of crop wild relatives (CWR) in crop improvement programmes under the auspices of the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research, with some supplementary perspectives from outside of the CG family where required. It asks, ...

Author(s)
Smith, C.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Using crop wild relatives for crop improvement: trends and perspectives.

This chapter explores the use of crop wild relatives (CWR) in the production of new cultivars. In particular, it examines whether there has been a substantial increase in the use of these species and what form any increased use has taken. The chapter also discusses the extent to which conservation, ...

Author(s)
Hodgkin, T.; Hajjar, R.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Linking conservation with sustainable use: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Quercus ilex</i> subsp. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">rotundifolia</i> (Lam) O. Schwarz in traditional agro-sylvo-pastoral systems in southern Portugal.

The aim of this work was to establish: (i) conservation strategies (ex situ and in situ) for Quercus ilex subsp. rotundifolia in Portugal; and (ii) the application of a selection programme towards the genetic improvement of important agricultural quantitative traits, in this case the 'oil content'...

Author(s)
Sousa-Correia, C. M.; Abreu, J. M.; Ferreira-Dias, S.; Rodrigues, J. C.; Alves, A.; Maxted, N.; Ford-Lloyd, B. V.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Traditional farming systems in south-eastern Turkey: the imperative of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> conservation of endangered wild annual <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cicer</i> species.

This chapter focuses on the in situ conservation of endangered wild annual Cicer species and their potential use in the genetic improvement of cultivated chickpeas in south-eastern Turkey.

Author(s)
Abbo, S.; Can, C.; Lev-Yadun, S.; Ozaslan, M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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