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Cover for Using phenomics and genomics to unlock landrace and wild relative diversity for crop improvement.

This chapter discusses some of the activities and achievements of the Plant Genetic Resources (PGR) Secure project, which aims to: (i) identify host plant resistance to the cabbage whitefly (Aleyrodes proletella) and cabbage aphid (Brevicoryne brassicae) via a germplasm screen where both are...

Author(s)
Vosman, B.; Pelgrom, K.; Sharma, G.; Voorrips, R.; Broekgaarden, C.; Pritchard, J.; May, S.; Adobor, S.; Castellanos-Uribe, M.; Kaauwen, M. van; Finkers, R.; Janssen, B.; Workum, W. T. van; Ford-Lloyd, B. V.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
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
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Cover for Analysis of wild <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lactuca</i> gene bank accessions and implications for wild species conservation.

This chapter presents data on research on diversity of 12 wild Lactuca species preserved in the gene banks, using molecular amplified fragment length polymorphism markers. This is only part of a larger study regarding accessibility and redundancy of wild Lactuca species in ex situ collection to...

Author(s)
Rajicic, T. S.; Dehmer, K. J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Conservation of Spanish wild oats: <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Avena canariensis</i>, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">A. prostrata</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">A. murphyi</i>.

Most of the species described in Spain are abundantly present throughout Europe (i.e. A. barbata, A. sterilis and A. fatua), however, three of them are restricted to a few scarce populations in a limited area (A. canariensis, A. prostrata [A. hirtula] and A. murphyi). Results are presented of the...

Author(s)
García, P.; Sáenz de Miera, L. E.; Vences, F. J.; Benchacho, M.; Pérez de la Vega, M.
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Integrating wild plants and landrace conservation in farming systems: a perspective from Italy.

Some examples of successful (and unsuccessful) rescues of neglected landraces from Central Italy are provided: (1) the black celery ('sedano nero') from Trevi (Umbria); (2) the Sicilian cauliflowers; (3) the cowpea ('Fagiolina') from the Trasimeno Lake area, Perugia; and (4) the 'fagiolo A pisello' ...

Author(s)
Negri, V.; Branca, F.; Castellini, G.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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