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Published by IPGRI in Rome, Italy .
Written in English


  • Research,
  • Agriculture,
  • Plant Germplasm resources,
  • Citizen participation,
  • Germplasm resources conservation

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. [204]-214).

StatementEsbern Friis-Hansen and Bhuwon Sthapit, editors
ContributionsInternational Plant Genetic Resources Institute
LC ClassificationsSB123.3 .P27 2000
The Physical Object
Pagination214 p. :
Number of Pages214
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24788670M
ISBN 109290434449
LC Control Number2001314253

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Contemporary and participatory approaches in plant genetic resources conservation and use, addresses (1) Genetic resource policies, (2) Agrobiodiversity markets and chains, (3) Participatory approaches to genetic resource management, and (4) Gene bank management. The second programme, Advanced management. Plant Genetic Resources Management and Conservation S B. Participatory approaches to the conservation and. use of plant genetic resources. . Global distribution of plant genetic resources. In general, the highest number of species of vascular plants is found in the humid tropics and subtropics [].The species number strongly declines from the tropics and subtropics towards the temperate and polar zone north and south of the equator, indicating that hotspots of biodiversity are mainly associated with warm and Cited by: 3. The conservation and sustainable use of plant genetic resources is of increasing importance globally. Plant Conservation Genetics addresses this issue by providing an extensive overview of this emerging area of science, exploring various practical strategies and the latest technology for conservation of plant : Robert J Henry.

Lisa M. Vandemark, Xiao-Nong Zhou, in Advances in Parasitology, Community participatory approaches. CBPR has roots in the action research proposed by Kurt Lewin in the s (Adelman, ), and more recently in the participatory rural appraisal of development programmes of the s (Wallerstein and Duran, ).An important characteristic of . Through participatory approaches, farmers are encouraged to take part in the selection of new varieties by using their own experiences. They can interact with the researchers freely while selecting the suitable crop genetic resources. Both participatory varietal selection and participatory plant-breeding approaches encourage the farming Author: Bharat Bhushan Gupta, Romesh Kumar Salgotra. Participatory Approaches to the Conservation and Use of Plant Genetic Resources (ed. E. Friis-Hansen and B. Sthapit), pp. – Rome: IPGRI. [This book chapter explains a study carried out to enhance the understanding of farmers’ management of local plant genetic resources in Tanzania.] Fukuda W. and Saad N. (). COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .