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Managing Global Genetic Resources: Agricultural Crop Issues & Policies

450 pages, Illus.

National Academies Press (NAP)

Hardback | Dec 1993 | #21618 | ISBN: 0309044308
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This anchor volume to the series "Managing Global Genetic Resources" examines the structure that underlies efforts to preserve genetic material, including the worldwide network of genetic collections; the role of biotechnology; and a host of issues that surround management and use. Among the topics explored are in situ versus ex situ conservation, management of very large collections of genetic material, problems of quarantine, the controversy over ownership or copyright of genetic material, and more.


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Committee on Managing Global Genetic Resources: Agricultural Imperatives, National Research Council

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