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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
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Cover for Developing a crop wild relative conservation strategy for Finland.

This chapter focuses on the process of preparing the Finnish crop wild relative conservation strategy. The methodology and results of the Finnish national crop wild relative checklist, prioritized list and inventory as well as the in situ and ex situ conservation gap analysis are also described.

Author(s)
Fitzgerald, H.; Korpelainen, H.; Veteläinen, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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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 Strategies for detecting climate adaptations in wild pearl millet for future breeding use.

This chapter presents 2 strategies applied in 2 ongoing projects aimed at identifying the climatic adaptations in wild pearl millet (Pennisetum glaucum subsp. monodii) for future breeding use.

Author(s)
Berthouly-Salazar, C.; Mariac, C.; Couderc, M.; Ousseini, I. S.; Santoni, S.; Tenaillon, M.; Vigouroux, Y.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Community biodiversity management (CBM): a participatory methodology that integrates empowerment, livelihoods and on-farm management of agrobiodiversity.

This chapter presents an overview of community biodiversity management (CBM) methodology based on in-depth experiences from Brazil, Ethiopia, India, France, Nepal and reference cases from several other countries. The key role of the most commonly used participatory practices that integrate...

Author(s)
Subedi, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Evolutionary plant breeding: a method for rapidly increasing on-farm biodiversity to support sustainable livelihoods in an era of climate change.

This chapter presents a method to rapidly increase on-farm biodiversity to support sustainable livelihoods in Iran in an era of climate change. The importance of evolutionary plant breeding in providing a large number of farmers access to a great amount of biodiversity in a relatively short time...

Author(s)
Rahmanian, M.; Razavi, K.; Haghparast, R.; Salimi, M.; Ceccarelli, S.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for On the conservation and sustainable use of plant genetic resources in Europe: a stakeholder analysis.

This chapter presents a study on the current status of conservation and use of plant genetic resources in Europe and on how this could be improved and developed towards a European plant germplasm system. The methods used, the vision of what an improved system for conservation and use of plant...

Author(s)
Frese, L.; Palmé, A.; Neuhaus, G.; Bülow, L.; Maxted, N.; Poulsen, G.; Kik, C.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Crop wild relative conservation and use: establishing the context.

The European Crop Wild Relative Diversity Assessment and Conservation Forum (PGR Forum) is a Thematic Network funded under the EC Framework 5. It provides a European forum for the assessment of taxonomic and genetic diversity of European crop wild relatives (CWR) and the development of appropriate...

Author(s)
Maxted, N.; Kell, S. P.; Ford-Lloyd, B. V.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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