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Cover for Implementation of a PGR global documentation system in Portugal.

This chapter focuses on the role of the global germplasm management information system (GRIN-Global) in addressing information retrieval obstacles faced by breeders, crop researchers and other users and its implementation in Portugal is discussed.

Author(s)
Barata, A. M.; Rocha, F.; Oliveira, J.; Lima, J. M.; Nobrega, H.; Carvalho, M. Â. A. P. de; Dias, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Moving slowly towards the light: a review of efforts to create a global system for PGRFA over the last half-century.

This chapter focuses on the high level of agreement and commitment within the international community concerning the basic vision and core components of a global system of conservation and use, i.e. an internationally linked network of ex situ collections providing facilitated access to plant...

Author(s)
Halewood, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
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 Crop wild relative information: developing a tool for its management and use.

This chapter focuses on the different strategies in the management and utilization of information on crop wild relatives for use in biodiversity conservation programmes. Highlight is given on the 'In situ conservation of crop wild relatives through enhanced information management and field...

Author(s)
Thormann, I.; Lane, A.; Durah, K.; Dulloo, M. E.; Gaiji, S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for CWRIS: an information management system to aid crop wild relative conservation and sustainable use.

The Crop Wild Relative Information System (CWRIS) has been developed with the goal of providing a model for collation and management of crop wild relative (CWR) conservation and sustainable use data, and a system for accessing this information. This chapter explains how the components of CWRIS were ...

Author(s)
Kell, S. P.; Moore, J. D.; Iriondo, J. M.; Scholten, M. A.; Ford-Lloyd, B. V.; Maxted, N.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Crop wild relatives in the ECPGR central crop databases: a case study in <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Beta</i> L. and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Avena</i> L.

This chapter suggests to the crop wild relatives (CWR) community to use the European Central Crop Databases (ECCDBs) wherever crop-specific interests prevail. Representation of CWR in the ECCDBs and assumed common interests of the breeding-oriented (ex situ) plant genetic resources domain and the...

Author(s)
Germeier, C. U.; Frese, L.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper