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The Resource Genes in the field : on-farm conservation of crop diversity, edited by Stephen B. Brush

Genes in the field : on-farm conservation of crop diversity, edited by Stephen B. Brush

Label
Genes in the field : on-farm conservation of crop diversity
Title
Genes in the field
Title remainder
on-farm conservation of crop diversity
Statement of responsibility
edited by Stephen B. Brush
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The diversity of crop plants is one of our most important biological resources, and the most important source of crop genes are the fields of peasant farmers in regions where crop domestication and evolution have occurred. Today, however, crop genes are threatened by social and technological change such as human population growth, the use of new agricultural technologies, the development of new varieties, and the commercialization of agriculture. Gene banks have been successful in capturing much of the genetic diversity of crop species, but it is also essential that the environmental systems w
Action
digitized
Cataloging source
SFB
Dewey number
631.5/233
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
SB123.3
LC item number
.G46 2000eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Genes in the field : on-farm conservation of crop diversity, edited by Stephen B. Brush
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Co-published by Lewis Publishers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword; Chapter 1. The issues of in situ conservation of crop genetic resources; Chapter 2. The genetic structure of crop landraces and the challenge to conserve them in situ on farms; Chapter 3. Barley landraces from the Fertile Crescent: a lesson for plant breeders; Chapter 4. The barleys of Ethiopia; Chapter 5. Traditional management of seed and genetic diversity: what is a landrace?; Chapter 6. Keeping diversity alive: an Ethiopian perspective; Chapter 7. Optimal genetic resource conservation: in situ and ex situ; Chapter 8. The Cultures of the Seed in the Peruvian Andes
Control code
ocn243500814
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (288 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781552503270
Lccn
99044933
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)243500814
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Label
Genes in the field : on-farm conservation of crop diversity, edited by Stephen B. Brush
Link
Publication
Note
Co-published by Lewis Publishers
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Foreword; Chapter 1. The issues of in situ conservation of crop genetic resources; Chapter 2. The genetic structure of crop landraces and the challenge to conserve them in situ on farms; Chapter 3. Barley landraces from the Fertile Crescent: a lesson for plant breeders; Chapter 4. The barleys of Ethiopia; Chapter 5. Traditional management of seed and genetic diversity: what is a landrace?; Chapter 6. Keeping diversity alive: an Ethiopian perspective; Chapter 7. Optimal genetic resource conservation: in situ and ex situ; Chapter 8. The Cultures of the Seed in the Peruvian Andes
Control code
ocn243500814
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (288 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781552503270
Lccn
99044933
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)243500814
System details
Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.

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