Managing Plant Genetic Diversity

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CABI, Dec 13, 2001 - Crops - 487 pages
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This book contains edited and revised papers from a conference on 'Science and Technology for Managing Plant Genetic Diversity in the 21st Century' held in Malaysia in June 2000, organised by the International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI). It includes keynote papers and some 40 additional ones, covering ten themes.The major scientific challenges to developing a global vision for the next century are identified and key research objectives are also discussed.
 

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Contents

The Past Present and Future Contributions of Farmers to the Conservation
23
The Impact of Gene Technologies on the Use of Genetic Resources
33
The Economics of Managing Genetic Resources and the Role of Private and Public Sectors
39
The Applications of Genomic Sciences for a Better Understanding of Genepools
43
DNA Polymorphisms in Accessions of Nephelium lappaceum L
57
Molecular Characterization of Gossypium Germplasm for Cotton Improvement
67
Molecular Analysis of the Origin and Domestication of Theobroma cacao L
77
Technologies and Strategies for ex situ Conservation
89
Human Impacts on the Coffea arabica Genepool in Ethiopia and the Need for
237
Indicators for Sustainable Management of Genetic Resources
249
Decisionmaking Strategies for Conservation and Use of Forest Genetic Resources
263
Germplasm Enhancement and Prebreeding
275
Lycopersicon esculentum Mill as a Model
291
DNA Markerassisted Identification of Beneficial
301
Prebreeding in Sugarcane with an Emphasis on the Programme of the Mauritius
307
Exploring Underused Species Diverse Options
323

The Establishment of a Regional Germplasm Centre in the Pacific Island Region
105
Splitting and Lumping
113
The Deployment and Management of Genetic Diversity in Agroecosystems
121
a Case Study of Beta
133
a Case Study in the Cagayan Valley Philippines
149
A Study on the Onfarm Maintenance of Farmers Varieties of Sorghum in Malawi
161
The Role of Bioinformatics in Conservation and
171
Distributed Databases Retrieval Systems in Germany as a National Approach in
179
The Potential Role of Passport Data in the Conservation and Use of Plant Genetic Resources
185
In situ Conservation of Wild Species
195
Metapopulation Dynamics of Lima Bean Phaseolus lunatus L in
205
Inventories for in situ Conservation of Broadleaved Forest Genetic Resources
217
a New Approach to Conserving Forest Tree Genetic Resources
229
An Initiative in Exploration and Management of Plant Genetic Diversity in Saudi Arabia
339
Mushroom Breeding and Cultivation Enhances ex situ Conservation of Mediterranean
351
an Indian Perspective
359
a Perspective
371
Implications of Gene Transformation Techniques for ex situ Conservation Choices
379
GIS Applications for Genetic Resources Management
387
Predicting Germplasm Differentiation Using GISderived Information
405
Two Complementary
413
The Communitybased Conservation and Management of Genetic Diversity
437
Evaluating the Benefits of Conserved Crop Germplasm in PNG
455
Perspectives on the Scientific and Technical Aspects of Conserving
469
Index
481
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