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Cover for Establishing systematic crop wild relative conservation in the UK.

The PGR (Plant Genetic Resources) Secure project has provided a platform to encourage and facilitate the development of national conservation strategies in a range of countries from across Europe. In the UK, this has enabled the development of conservation strategies for each devolved...

Author(s)
Fielder, H.; Ford-Lloyd, B.; Maxted, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Conserving plant genetic diversity in protected areas: population management of crop wild relatives.

This book comprises 7 chapters discussing the genetic diversity conservation in protected areas and the management of wild relatives. Some topics covered were: genetic reserve management, location and design; plant population monitoring methods for in situ conservation of wild relatives; habitat...

Author(s)
Iriondo, J. M.; Maxted, N.; Dulloo, M. E.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932824)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction: the integration of PGR conservation with protected area management.

This chapter defines wild relatives, and discusses the integration of plant genetic resources conservation with protected area management. Some topics covered include: working within protected areas; genetic reserve conservation of wild plant species; and in situ plant genetic diversity and climate ...

Author(s)
Maxted, N.; Iriondo, J. M.; Dulloo, M. E.; 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 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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Population performance of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Arnica montana</i> L. in different habitats.

The more detailed analysis of the status of Arnica populations has just begun in Lithuania. The aim of this chapter is to understand the present status of A. montana populations in different habitats based on 2002-2004 field surveys and to give a forecast for further performance of populations,...

Author(s)
Radušienė, J.; Labokas, J.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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