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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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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 ...

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Chapter 1 (Page no: 1)

Introduction.

This chapter provides an overview of the importance of plant genetic resource conservation, the role of genebanks, and the maintenance of genebank facilities.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 2 (Page no: 7) The economics of genebank costing. Author(s): Koo Bonwoo Pardey, P. G. Wright, B. D.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 21) CIMMYT genebank. Author(s): Pardey, P. G. Koo BonWoo Dusen, M. E. van Skovmand, B. Taba, S. Wright, B. D.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 49) ICARDA genebank. Author(s): Koo BonWoo Pardey, P. G. Valkoun, J. A. N. Wright, B. D.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 69) ICRISAT genebank. Author(s): Koo BonWoo Pardey, P. G. Rao, N. K. Bramel, P. J.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 89) IRRI genebank. Author(s): Koo BonWoo Pardey, P. G. Jackson, M. T.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 105) CIAT genebank. Author(s): Koo BonWoo Pardey, P. G. Debouck, D.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 127) Policy and management implications. Author(s): Koo BonWoo Pardey, P. G. Wright, B. D.