Managing Global Genetic Resources: Agricultural Crop Issues and Policies

Managing Global Genetic Resources: Agricultural Crop Issues and Policies

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780309131865
Publisher: National Academies Press
Publication date: 01/01/1993
Series: Managing Global Genetic Resources:A Series
Pages: 480
Product dimensions: 5.90(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.10(d)

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