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Cover for The GRIN taxonomy crop wild relative inventory.

This chapter focuses on the concepts and terminology that underlie the crop wild relative (CWR) classification of the GRIN taxonomy CWR inventory project. The procedures for compiling and evaluating this classification are outlined and the public accessibility of the resulting data are discussed.

Author(s)
Wiersema, J. H.; León, B.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetic reserve location and design.

This chapter discusses genetic reserve location, including taxonomic and demographic information; genetic variation; and ecological information of crop wild relatives. Other topics discussed are: policy and socio-economic information; reserve site selection for single target taxa; reserve site...

Author(s)
Dulloo, M. E.; Labokas, J.; Iriondo, J. M.; Maxted, N.; Lane, A.; Laguna, E.; Jarvis, A.; Kell, S. P.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932824)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Wild <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lactuca saligna</i>: a rich source of variation for lettuce breeding.

This chapter describes the morphology, chromosome number, DNA content, secondary metabolites, taxonomy and relation to other Lactuca species, geographical distribution, ecological requirements, representation in germplasm collections, molecular polymorphism, and resistance to diseases and pests...

Author(s)
Lebeda, A.; Křístková, E.; Kitner, M.; Mieslerová, B.; Pink, D. A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
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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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Cover for Crops and wild relatives of the Euro-Mediterranean region: making and using a conservation catalogue.

This chapter summarizes a methodology for establishing a regional catalogue of crops and their wild relatives for the Euro-Mediterranean region. The Catalogue is made available through the web-enabled Crop Wild Relative Information System (CWRIS) (PGR Forum, 2005), which provides access to CWR...

Author(s)
Kell, S. P.; Knüpffer, H.; Jury, S. L.; Ford-Lloyd, B. V.; Maxted, N.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ecogeographical representativeness in crop wild relative <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">ex situ</i> collections.

This chapter describes three methodological approaches for assessing the ecogeographical representativeness (ER) of a gene bank with emphasis on collection of crop wild relative (CWR) species: (1) comparison of gene bank passport data with external sources, (2) ecogeographic characterization of a...

Author(s)
Parra-Quijano, M.; Draper, D.; Torres, E.; Iriondo, J. M.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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