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Cover for The challenges of modelling species distribution: a case study of wild cherry (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Prunus avium</i> L.) in Europe.

The aim of our study was to map the distribution of wild cherry using existing information about sites of occurrence and interpolate those data to identify other potential sites within the same extent (Europe), in order to select the most suitable and diverse sites for genetic reserves. The...

Author(s)
Teeling, C.; Maxted, N.; Ford-Lloyd, B. V.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938512)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Using neutral genetic diversity to prioritize crop wild relative populations: a Portuguese endemic case study for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Dianthus cintranus</i> Boiss. &amp; Reut. subsp. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">barbatus</i> R. Fern. &amp; Franco.

This study aims to: evaluate the inter- and intra-population genetic diversity of one Portuguese endemic priority crop wild relatives (CWR), Dianthus cintranus subsp. barbatus, throughout its distribution area as a means of obtaining genetic baseline information for future conservation; and use...

Author(s)
Brehm, J. M.; Ford-Lloyd, B. V.; Maxted, N.; Martins-Loução, M. A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938512)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Predictive characterization methods for accessing and using CWR diversity.

This chapter reports and discusses the results of the application of the ecogeographical filtering and calibration methods to crop wild relatives of the genera Avena, Beta, Brassica and Medicago, which were the target genera of the PGR Secure project. The ecogeographical filtering method filters...

Author(s)
Thormann, I.; Parra-Quijano, M.; Rubio Teso, M. L.; Endresen, D. T. F.; Dias, S.; Iriondo, J. M.; Maxted, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for An approach for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> gap analysis and conservation planning on a global scale.

Gap analysis is an established and widely used technique in crop wild relative (CWR) conservation that enables thorough assessment of the efficacy of the current conservation framework and identification of taxa, intra-taxon genetic diversity and geographical sites that are under-represented and...

Author(s)
Vincent, H.; Castañeda-Álvarez, N. P.; Maxted, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The distributions and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">ex situ</i> conservation of crop wild relatives: a global approach.

Under the umbrella of the 'Adapting agriculture to climate change: collecting, protecting and preparing the crop wild relatives' project, more than 1000 crop wild relative (CWR) taxa have been assessed to determine how well represented they currently are in genebanks that are accessible to the...

Author(s)
Castañeda-Álvarez, N. P.; Khoury, C. K.; Sosa, C. C.; Achicanoy, H. A.; Bernau, V.; Vincent, H.; Jarvis, A.; Struik, P. C.; Maxted, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Crop wild relatives: a priority in Jordan? Developing a national strategy for the conservation of plant diversity in Jordan using a participatory approach.

This chapter provides a brief overview on how the National Strategy for the Conservation of Plant Diversity for Jordan (National Strategy) has been developed using a participatory approach. Also, as crop wild relatives (CWR) are identified as a priority in Jordan, the methodology can be applied...

Author(s)
Brehm, J. M.; Saifan, S.; Taifour, H.; Abulaila, K.; Al-Assaf, A.; El-Oqlah, A.; Al-Sheyab, F.; Bani-Hani, R.; Ghazanfar, S.; Haddad, N.; Shibli, R.; Taleb, T. A.; Ali, B.; Maxted, N.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646138)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Crop wild relatives in the Netherlands: actors and protection measures.

This chapter aims at giving an inventory of the actors that play a role in the conservation of the Dutch flora as well as of protection measures that are taken in the Netherlands for the conservation of wild plant species. Besides organizations that manage the nature conservation areas and ex situ...

Author(s)
Hoekstra, R.; Veller, M. G. P. van; Odé, B.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930998)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The AEGRO <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brassica</i> case study.

This chapter focuses on the delineation of taxon within the Brassica crop gene pool and selection of target taxa according to conservation status, potential use, threat and distribution area and analysis of ecogeographic diversity by collating geographic, ecological and genetic data. The importance ...

Author(s)
Kristiansen, K.; Bjørn, G. K.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938512)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Surveying and conserving European <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Avena</i> species diversity.

This chapter presents an ecogeographic analysis, a demographic baseline and a genetic diversity analysis for 3 prioritized Avena species, i.e. A. ventricosa, A. insularis and A. murphyi.

Author(s)
Katsiotis, A.; Ladizinsky, G.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938512)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Crop Wild relatives in Brandenburg, Germany: establishing a system for reporting and monitoring for the <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">in situ</i> conservation of crop wild relatives.

Due to a lack of legal obligations, adequate reporting and monitoring systems for crop wild relatives (CWR) and suitable data sources are largely absent. A pilot study, 'Reporting and Monitoring System for the In Situ Conservation' of CWR was conducted. The project focused on the north-east German...

Author(s)
Vögel, R.; Reichling, A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938512)
Type
Book chapter

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