Genes, Crops and the Environment

Genes, Crops and the Environment

by John Holden, James Peacock, Trevor Williams
     
 

This book describes the genetic resources of plants, their management and conservation.See more details below

Overview

This book describes the genetic resources of plants, their management and conservation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521437370
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/28/2011
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
180
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.43(d)

Table of Contents

1. Plant genetic resources - what they are and why they are needed; 2. What needs to be collected and how is it maintained?; 3. A global strategy for safe storage; 4. Access to the resource - core collections and databases; 5. Have we all that we need for the future?; 6. Have genetic resources already been of value?; 7. When there are no seeds; 8. Genes and politics; 9. A glimpse from 2050; Index.

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