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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 The crop wild relative specialist group of the IUCN species survival commission.

This chapter introduces the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Species Survival Commission for the plant genetic resource (PGR) community, provides some information about the new IUCN Specialist Group on crop wild relatives (CWR) and describes its scope, aims and objectives,...

Author(s)
Dulloo, M. E.; Maxted, N.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Minor crops and underutilized species: lessons and prospects.

This chapter defines what minor and underutilized crops are, describes them and their relevance to people and for research and development interventions, and in the context of crop wild relatives, and distinguishes them from major crops. One of the objectives of this chapter is to provide an...

Author(s)
Padulosi, S.; Hoeschle-Zeledon, I.; Bordoni, P.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A national Italian network to improve seed conservation of wild native species ('RIBES').

To create a better coordination of ex situ conservation activities in Italy, an 'Italian Seed Bank Network for the ex situ conservation of the Italian native flora' was created and named RIBES (Rete Italiana Banche del germoplasma per la conservazione ex situ della flora spontanea italiana). RIBES...

Author(s)
Bonomi, C.; Rossi, G.; Bedini, G.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper