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Cover for Introduction: the integration of PGR conservation with protected area management.

This chapter defines wild relatives, and discusses the integration of plant genetic resources conservation with protected area management. Some topics covered include: working within protected areas; genetic reserve conservation of wild plant species; and in situ plant genetic diversity and climate ...

Author(s)
Maxted, N.; Iriondo, J. M.; Dulloo, M. E.; Lane, A.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932824)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetic reserve management.

This chapter discusses the following topics: genetic reserve management plans; why a management plan is required; role of management plan following reserve establishment; elements of a genetic reserve management plan; minimum content of a genetic reserve management plan; design and implementation...

Author(s)
Maxted, N.; Iriondo, J. M.; Hond, L. de; Dulloo, E.; Lefèvre, F.; Asdal, A.; Kell, S. P.; Guarino, L.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932824)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Plant population monitoring methodologies for the <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> genetic conservation of cwr.

This chapter discusses the following: definition and objectives of monitoring (initial considerations, monitoring design, and data recording and monitoring documentation system); demographic and ecological monitoring methodologies (demographic parameters, ecological monitoring, anthropogenic...

Author(s)
Iriondo, J. M.; Ford-Lloyd, B.; Hond, L. de; Kell, S. P.; Lefèvre, F.; Korpelainen, H.; Lane, A.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932824)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Final considerations for the <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> conservation of plant genetic diversity.

This chapter discusses the costs and benefits of in situ conservation; policy considerations; global strategy for CWR (crop wild relatives) conservation and use; present initiatives in CWR in situ conservation; global, national, monographic and site-specific approaches to genetic reserve network...

Author(s)
Iriondo, J. M.; Dulloo, M. E.; Maxted, N.; Laguna, E.; Engels, J. M. M.; Maggioni, L.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845932824)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The use and economic potential of wild species: an overview.

This chapter reviews the extent to which and the way in which wild plant species are used today and the contributions they make to meeting nutritional needs, household economies, health and trade. It also explores the reasons for their comparative neglect and suggests possible solutions to this...

Author(s)
Heywood, V. H.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Use of wild plant species: the market perspective.

This chapter describes how a company ethically purchases and markets a number of wild plant species using Neal's Yard Remedies as an example, and discusses the company policies and the importance of how to establish accurate information about the conservation status of certain plants. The...

Author(s)
Curtis, S.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Crop wild relatives: putting information in a European policy context.

This chapter shows how information collected in the framework of various European policy processes (in particular concerning nature conservation policy) can be used in the evaluation of the occurrence and status of crop wild relatives, and therefore help in defining conservation priorities.

Author(s)
Richard, D.; Augusto, G.; Evans, D.; Loïs, G.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Some thoughts on sources of news about crop wild relatives.

This chapter presents an overview of online sources of timely information about crop wild relatives. Some tips are given on how to search the World Wide Web for such information.

Author(s)
Guarino, L.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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