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Crop wild relatives

a manual of in situ conservation

by Danny Hunter

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Published by Earthscan in London, Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crops,
  • Germplasm resources,
  • Plant Germplasm resources,
  • Germplasm resources conservation

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Danny Hunter and Vernon Heywood
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsSB123.3 .C769 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24791644M
    ISBN 109781849711784, 9781849711791
    LC Control Number2010023826

    Crop wild relatives are crucial to the longevity of our food supply. We’d like to raise the visibility of these wild and weedy kin, and highlight this important area of crop science. The resources, stories, and fun facts that can be found on our websites are for everyone. Voluntary Guidelines for the Conservation and Sustainable Use of Crop Wild Relatives and Wild Food Plants Crop wild relatives are potential sources of desirable traits for breeding well-adapted varieties while wild food plants constitute important components of the diets of many people Size: 1MB.

    The Crop Trust held expert consultations on strategies and priorities for the use of crop wild relatives, particularly in the context of climate change in the developing world. Two pilot projects were established for rice and sunflower early on, because a considerable amount of crop wild relative diversity already exists in genebanks for these. The Atlas of Guatemalan Crop Wild Relatives (Atlas Guatemalteco de Parientes Silvestres de las Plantas Cultivadas) is a unique new resource designed to facilitate the conservation and use of wild plant species that are related to cultivated ala is located in the heart of Mesoamerica, one of the world's most important centers of plant domestication and agricultural origins, and.

    Edited by Danny Hunter and Vernon Heywood Published by Earthscan Website: , pp, ISBN 1 1 (Pb), £ Crop wild relatives (CRW) are a vital source of genetic variation, and will be increasingly important as plant breeders strive to meet the challenges of a changing climate.   This book captures the important practical experiences of countries participating in this work and describes them for the wider conservation community. It includes case studies and examples from Armenia, Bolivia, Madagascar, Sri Lanka and Uzbekistan, which are important centres of diversity for crop wild relatives, and covers four geographical Author: Danny Hunter.


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Crop wild relatives by Danny Hunter Download PDF EPUB FB2

Wild relatives of cultivated plants in India. This book is a compilation of taxa related to cultivated plants of economic importance in India, based on the literature of over the past six decades.

Authors: Pradheep, K., et al. Publication Year: 'Whoever really cares for the future of mankind's food should read this book. Crop wild relatives have been the genetic mine from where most of our variety of cultivars originate, and are essential for attaining a sustainable agriculture.'-Professor Jose Sarukhan, Institute of Format: Paperback.

Crop Wild Relative and Climate Change begins with overviews of the impacts of climate change on growing environments and the challenges that agricultural production face in coming years and decades.

Chapters then explore crop evolution and the potential for crop wild relatives to contribute novel genetic resources to the breeding of more resilient and productive : Hardcover. Crop Wild Relative and Climate Change begins with overviews of the impacts of climate change on growing environments and the challenges that agricultural production face in coming years and decades.

Chapters then explore crop evolution and the potential for crop wild relatives to contribute novel genetic resources to the breeding of more resilient and productive crops.

Many wild plant species are also directly used, especially for revegetation, and as medicinal and ornamental plants. North America is rich in these wild plant genetic resources. This book is a valuable reference that describes the important crop wild relatives and wild utilized species found in Canada, the United States and Mexico.

Crop wild relatives (CWR) are species closely related to crop plants which can contribute beneficial traits, such as pest or disease resistance and yield improvement. These species are critical for improving agricultural production and increasing food security. They are also essential components of natural and semi-natural habitats as well as agricultural systems, and are therefore.

Wild crop relatives are now Crop wild relatives book a significant part in the elucidation and improvement of the genomes of their cultivated counterparts. This work includes comprehensive examinations of the status, origin, distribution, morphology, cytology, genetic diversity and available genetic and genomic resources of numerous wild crop relatives, as well as of their evolution and phylogenetic relationship.

by Danny Hunter and Vernon Heywood. The Crop Wild Relatives (CWR) In situ Conservation Manual ( MB) is based on the Crop Wild Relatives Project implemented by the GEF and UNEP.

The Project has been conduct in five countries; Armenia, Bolivia, Madagascar, Sri Lanka and Uzbekistan, which are all important centers of diversity for CWR. The project Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change: “Collecting, Protecting and Preparing Crop Wild Relatives” aims to collect important species of crop wild relatives, ensure their long-term conservation, and facilitate their use in breeding new, improved crops.

Crop wild relatives (CWR) are plant species which are more or less closely related to crops. They are a vital resource by providing a pool of genetic variation that can be used in breeding new and better adapted varieties of crops that are resistant to stress, disease, drought and other by:   From Wild Species to Landraces and Cultivars.

Crop Wild Relatives in Genebanks. The USDA Plant Introduction Program. Case Study: Wheat Domestication and Breeding. Case Study: Sunflower Domestication and Breeding. Case Study: Coffee Wild Species and Cultivars. Links to some Published Best Practices for : Gayle Volk, Patrick Byrne.

DOI link for Crop Wild Relatives. Crop Wild Relatives book. A Manual of in situ Conservation. Crop Wild Relatives. DOI link for Crop Wild Relatives. Crop Wild Relatives book. A Manual of in situ Conservation. Edited By Danny Hunter.

Edition 1st Edition. First Published Author: Danny Hunter. In turn, the book investigates those plant species which are very closely related to field crops and have the potential to contribute beneficial traits for crop improvement, e.g. resistance to a wide range of biotic and abiotic stresses, enriching the gene pool, and ultimately leading to enhanced plant yield, known as “Crop Wild Relatives Brand: Springer International Publishing.

Chapters then explore crop evolution and the potential for crop wild relatives to contribute novel genetic resources to the breeding of more resilient and productive crops. Breeding technologies and biotechnological advances that are being used to incorporate key genetic traits of wild relatives into crop varieties are also : A crop wild relative (CWR) is a wild plant closely related to a domesticated plant, whose geographic origins can be traced to regions known as Vavilov Centers (named for the pioneering botanist Nikolai Vavilov).

It may be a wild ancestor of the domesticated plant, or another closely related taxon. Crop Wild Relatives: A Manual of In situ Conservation captures the important experiences of countries participating in this work - Armenia, Bolivia, Madagascar, Sri Lanka and Uzbekistan - and provides practical, relevant information and guidance for the scaling-up of actions targeting CWR conservation around the world.

Download the book. Crop wild relatives (CWR) are plant species which are more or less closely related to crops. They are a vital resource by providing a pool of genetic variation that can be used in breeding new and better adapted varieties of crops that are resistant to stress, disease, drought and other factors.

They will be increasingly important in allowing crops to adapt to the impacts of climate, thus. Chickpea: Crop Wild Relatives for Enhancing Genetic Gains explores aspects related to critical analysis on factors responsible for narrow genetic base of chickpea productions including domestication bottleneck, the level of diversity present in different cultivated and wild species, the uniqueness and usefulness of potential gene sources available and maintained in production systems across.

A new book published by Wiley-Blackwell – Crop Wild Relatives and Climate Change – gives an overview of the impacts of climate change on growing environments and the challenges that agricultural production faces in coming years and decades.

With regard to crop wild relatives, a concern has been the potential transfer of transgenes to wild populations. This is a risk that will vary with each crop and geographic region, and needs to be carefully considered before approval of a transgenic crop for a new : Gayle Volk, Patrick Byrne.

Crop wild relatives (CWR) are plant species which are more or less closely related to crops. They are a vital resource by providing a pool of genetic variation that can be used in breeding new and better adapted varieties of crops that are resistant to stress, disease, drought and other : Taylor And Francis.Conserving plant genetic diversity in protected areas: population management of crop wild relatives J.M.

Iriondo, N Maxted, Dullo M.E. Conservation in protected areas has focused on preserving biodiversity of ecosystems and species, whereas conserving the genetic diversity contained within species has historically often been ignored.Chickpea: Crop Wild Relatives for Enhancing Genetic Gains explores aspects related to critical analysis on factors responsible for narrow genetic base of chickpea productions including domestication bottleneck, the level of diversity present in different cultivated and wild species, the uniqueness and usefulness of potential gene sources.