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Cover for Assessment of the conservation status of Mesoamerican crop species and their wild relatives in light of climate change.

This chapter presents part of the diagnostic studies that were conducted to evaluate the on-farm, in situ and ex situ conservation status of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture (PGRFA) in Mesoamerica, from Mexico to Panama. The assessment of the potential impact of anthropogenic...

Author(s)
Thomas, E.; Ramirez, M.; Zonneveld, M. van; Etten, J. van; Alcázar, C.; Beltrán, M.; Libreros, D.; Pinzón, S.; Solano, W.; Galluzzi, G.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A long-term systematic monitoring framework for on-farm conserved potato landrace diversity.

This chapter focuses on the development and implementation of a systematic monitoring approach to provide robust intelligence about the landrace conservation status of potato in its centre of origin. The components of these monitoring systems, i.e. hotspot identification, total diversity, relative...

Author(s)
Haan, S. de; Polreich, S.; Rodriguez, F.; Juarez, H.; Plasencia, F.; Ccanto, R.; Alvarez, C.; Otondo, A.; Sainz, H.; Venegas, C.; Kalazich, J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for An approach for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> gap analysis and conservation planning on a global scale.

Gap analysis is an established and widely used technique in crop wild relative (CWR) conservation that enables thorough assessment of the efficacy of the current conservation framework and identification of taxa, intra-taxon genetic diversity and geographical sites that are under-represented and...

Author(s)
Vincent, H.; Castañeda-Álvarez, N. P.; Maxted, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Crop wild relatives: a priority in Jordan? Developing a national strategy for the conservation of plant diversity in Jordan using a participatory approach.

This chapter provides a brief overview on how the National Strategy for the Conservation of Plant Diversity for Jordan (National Strategy) has been developed using a participatory approach. Also, as crop wild relatives (CWR) are identified as a priority in Jordan, the methodology can be applied...

Author(s)
Brehm, J. M.; Saifan, S.; Taifour, H.; Abulaila, K.; Al-Assaf, A.; El-Oqlah, A.; Al-Sheyab, F.; Bani-Hani, R.; Ghazanfar, S.; Haddad, N.; Shibli, R.; Taleb, T. A.; Ali, B.; Maxted, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Optimized site selection for the <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> conservation of forage CWR: a combination of community- and genetic-level perspectives.

This chapter focuses on the strategies for forage crop wild relatives (CWR) conservation, methods for the effective conservation of the genetic diversity of CWR and approaches for the effective in situ conservation of multiple CWR taxa. Information on forage use category group for targeting...

Author(s)
Teso, M. L. R.; Kinoshita, K. K.; Iriondo, J. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Developing a national crop wild relative <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> conservation strategy for Lithuania: creation of a national CWR inventory and its prioritization.

This chapter describes the process adopted in Lithuania in developing a list of priority crop wild relatives (CWR) to serve as a basis for further systematic conservation planning and preparation of a national CWR in situ conservation strategy.

Author(s)
Labokas, J.; Karpavičienė, B.; Rašomavičius, V.; Gelvonauskis, B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Use of spontaneous sexually produced new landraces of a vegetatively propagated crop of the Andes (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Oxalis tuberosa</i> Mol.) to enhance <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> conservation.

This chapter focuses on the in situ sexual reproduction of oca (Oxalis tuberosa) and the creation of new genotypes and farmers' management of K'ipas (typical rotation pattern in the Andes highlands) and knowledge of sexual reproduction for the in situ conservation of O. tuberosa.

Author(s)
Bonnave, M.; Bleeckx, T.; Terrazas, F.; Bertin, P.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A European <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> (on-farm) conservation and management strategy for landraces.

This chapter focuses on a series of coordinated actions to promote efficiently and effectively the continued landrace cultivation by farmers in Europe to promote in situ (on-farm) conservation and management of these landraces. The main drawback to implementation, i.e. lack of specific funding for...

Author(s)
Negri, V.; Freudenthaler, P.; Gasi, F.; Maxted, N.; Moreira, P. M.; Strãjeru, S.; Tan, A.; Veteläinen, M.; Vogel, R.; Weibull, J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Landrace inventories and recommendations for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> conservation in Finland.

This chapter provides a description of the applied Finnish landrace inventory process. The general inventory results are presented and recommendations for national landrace in situ conservation drawn from the inventory experience are discussed.

Author(s)
Heinonen, M.
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
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