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The Ex Situ Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources

Edited By: JG Hawkes, Nigel Maxted and Brian V Ford-Lloyd
250 pages, Col photos, illus, figs, tabs, maps
The Ex Situ Conservation of Plant Genetic Resources
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Contents include: The Genetic Resources of Plants and Their Value to Mankind; Evolution of Plants Under Domestication; The Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Movement; Preparing to Collect for ex situ Conservation; Exploration and Field Collection; Seed Gene Bank Conservation; Field Gene Banks, Botanic Gardens in vitro, DNA and Pollen Conservation; World ex situ Collections of Germplasm; Community-Based Conservation; Plant Genetic Resource Utilization; Genetic Conservation Information Management; Conservation Case Studies; and The Future of ex situ Conservation.

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Preface. Acronyms and Abbreviations. Figures, Plates, Tables and Appendices. 1. The Genetic Resources of Plants and Their Value to Mankind. 2. Evolution of Plants Under Domestication. 3. The Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Movement. 4. Preparing to Collect for ex situ Conservation. 5. Exploration and Field Collection. 6. Seed Gene Bank Conservation. 7. Field Gene Banks, Botanic Gardens in vitro, DNA and Pollen Conservation. 8. World ex situ Collections of Germplasm. 9. Community-Based Conservation. 10. Plant Genetic Resource Utilization. 11. Genetic Conservation Information Management. 12. Conservation Case Studies. 13. The Future of ex situ Conservation. References. Appendices. Index.

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Edited By: JG Hawkes, Nigel Maxted and Brian V Ford-Lloyd
250 pages, Col photos, illus, figs, tabs, maps
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