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Plant Genetic Conservation: The in-situ Approach

Edited By: N Maxted, BV Ford-Lloyd and JG Hawkes

446 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs

Chapman & Hall

Paperback | Dec 1997 | #52710 | ISBN: 0412637308
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NHBS Price: £115.50 $149/€127 approx
Hardback | Dec 1997 | #52711 | ISBN: 0412634007
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About this book

Addresses the need to adopt in situ approaches to plant genetic conservation in the face of the catastrophic loss of plant genetic diversity which is occurring at present. The book clarifies what is meant by in situ conservation of germplasm in natural habitat, and provides a model for scientific application of techniques. It includes methodologies, case studies and detailed discussion.

'The content of the book is clearly presented ... for students and practitioners of plant breeding and crop conservation, this book provides a valuable supplement...' Hereditary


Contents

Planning the reserve. In situ conservation management. Case studies. Discussion.

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