Dominic Fuccillo, Linda Sears, Paul Stapleton's Biodiversity in Trust: Conservation and Use of Plant Genetic PDF

Dominic Fuccillo, Linda Sears, Paul Stapleton's Biodiversity in Trust: Conservation and Use of Plant Genetic PDF

By Dominic Fuccillo, Linda Sears, Paul Stapleton

The Consultative staff on overseas Agricultural study (CGIAR) is an organization of agricultural examine facilities that jointly symbolize a big strength in genetic conservation of plants and their wild kinfolk. below the CGIAR umbrella, the facilities are jointly custodians of overseas genetic source collections for vegetation that supply seventy-five percentage of the world's nutrition strength. This quantity considers the prestige of the main collections, in every one case offering information of the botany, distribution and agronomy of the species involved, as well as broad info on germplasm conservation and use. The ebook offers a special synthesis of information drawn from the CGIAR facilities, offering a useful resource of reference for all these fascinated about tracking, preserving and using the biodiversity of our staple crop species.

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