Crop Genetic Diversity In The Field And On The Farm: Principles And Applications In Research…

Paperback | March 1, 2016

byDevra I. Jarvis, Toby Hodgkin, Anthony H. D. Brown

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Based on twenty years of global research, this is the first comprehensive reference on crop genetic diversity as it is maintained on farmland around the world. Showcasing the findings of seven experts representing the fields of ecology, crop breeding, genetics, anthropology, economics, and policy, this invaluable resource places farmer-managed crop biodiversity squarely in the center of the science needed to feed the world and restore health to our productive landscapes. It will prove to be an essential tool in the training of agricultural and environmental scientists seeking the solutions necessary to ensure healthy, resilient ecosystems for future generations.

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Based on twenty years of global research, this is the first comprehensive reference on crop genetic diversity as it is maintained on farmland around the world. Showcasing the findings of seven experts representing the fields of ecology, crop breeding, genetics, anthropology, economics, and policy, this invaluable resource places farmer...

Devra Jarvis is principal scientist, Bioversity International, and adjunct faculty of Washington State University, Pullman. Toby Hodgkin is coordinator of the Platform for Agrobiodiversity Research and honorary research fellow, Bioversity International. Anthony H. D. Brown is honorary research fellow with CSIRO Plant Industry. John Tux...
Format:PaperbackDimensions:416 pages, 9.25 × 6.13 × 0.86 inPublished:March 1, 2016Publisher:Yale University PressLanguage:English

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“A comprehensive, wide-ranging, and authoritative text by a virtual ‘dream team’ of scholars on the subject of on-farm crop genetic diversity. A great resource for students and researchers around the globe who are concerned with the future of agriculture and food security.”—Christine Padoch, Center for International Forestry Research