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Managing Plant Genetic Diversity

Edited By: J Engels, V Ramantha Rao, M Jackson and A Brown

487 pages, Bw illus, figs, tabs, maps

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #116699 | ISBN: 0851995225
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NHBS Price: £110.00 $134/€123 approx

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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, and organised by the International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI). It includes three keynote papers and some 40 additional ones, covering ten themes.


Genomic sciences for a better understanding of genepools; technologies and strategies for ex situ conservation; the development and management of genetic in agrosystems; the role of bioinformatics in conservation and use; in situ conservation ofwild plant species; indicators for sustainable management of genetic resources; germplasm enhancement; exploring undersued species - diverse options; GIS applications for genetic resources management; the economics of managing genetic resources and the role of private and public sectors. (Part contents).

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