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Saving seeds: the economics of conserving crop genetic resources ex situ in the future harvest centres of the CGIAR.

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Description

This book provides details of the economic studies, led by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), in collaboration with the 5 Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) centres, namely CIAT (based in Colombia), CIMMYT (Mexico), ICARDA (Syria), ICRISAT (India) and IRRI (Philippines), on the costs of the conservation, use and distribution of germplasm in ex situ gene banks, and discusses their policy and management implications. It represents invaluable research of interest to those working in crop conservation, plant breeding and genetics, as well as agricultural economics and policy.

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Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI), 2033 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2004
  • ISBN
  • 0851998593
  • Record Number
  • 20043172090