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Agrobiodiversity Conservation: Securing the Diversity of Crop Wild Relatives and Landraces
     

Agrobiodiversity Conservation: Securing the Diversity of Crop Wild Relatives and Landraces

by Nigel Maxted
 

Based on the 2010 conference "Towards the establishment of genetic reserves for crop wild relatives and landraces in Europe", this book is the cutting edge discussion of agrobiodiversity conservation. By considering the benefits of understanding and preserving crop wild relatives and landraces, it encompasses issues as wide-ranging and topical as habitat protection

Overview

Based on the 2010 conference "Towards the establishment of genetic reserves for crop wild relatives and landraces in Europe", this book is the cutting edge discussion of agrobiodiversity conservation. By considering the benefits of understanding and preserving crop wild relatives and landraces, it encompasses issues as wide-ranging and topical as habitat protection, ecosystem health and food security.

Focusing on Europe, but globally relevant, Agrobiodiversity Conservation is ideal for postgraduate students of conservation and environmental studies, conservation professionals, policy makers and researchers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845938512
Publisher:
CAB International North America
Publication date:
02/28/2012
Pages:
400
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

Mohammad E. Dulloo is at FAO, Italy.

Brian V. Ford-Lloyd is at the University of Birmingham, UK.

Jose M. Iriondo is at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain.

Miguel A. A. Pinheiro de Carvalho is at Universidad Politécnica de Madrid, Spain.

Nigel Maxted is at the University of Birmingham, UK.

Lothar Frese teaches at Julius Kühn-Institut, Germany.

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