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Cover for The international treaty - current concerns.

This chapter offers background information on the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture (ITPGRFA) and discusses a number of issues and concerns in its implementation in India, such as with regard to access and benefit-sharing mechanisms.

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Agrobiodiversity: dynamic change managem.

This chapter presents an overview of global, regional and national (India) initiatives on agrobiodiversity conservation and crop germplasm exchange. Regulations concerning access and benefit sharing (ABS) are also briefly examined. It is argued that change is needed for facilitated ABS and that the ...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
Full TextCABI Book Chapter InfoOpen Access
Cover for Managing agrobiodiversity through use: changing paradigms.

This chapter offers some suggestions to ensure the effective and long-term management of agrobiodiversity, including its conservation and use. Sections discuss, among others: the origin and ownership of plant genetic resources; the impact of humans on biodiversity; the global outlook towards...

Author(s)
Paroda, R. S.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786395177)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Potato and sweetpotato in Africa: transforming the value chains for food and nutrition security.

This book is based on papers presented at the Ninth Triennial African Potato Association Conference, Naivasha, Kenya, 30 June-4 July 2013.The book focuses on the policies for germplasm exchange, food security and trade in Africa, seed systems, breeding and disease management and postharvest...

Author(s)
Low, J.; Nyongesa, M.; Quinn, S.; Parker, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644202)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Taxonomy, pod types and genetic resources.

This chapter focuses on the taxonomy and morphology of various Capsicum species. Some wild and domesticated species and their pod types are discussed and germplasm collections of the US Department of Agriculture, Asian Vegetable Research and Development Centre in Tainan, Taiwan, Centro Agronomico...

Author(s)
Bosland, P. W.; Votava, E. J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938253)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Saving seeds: the economics of conserving crop genetic resources <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">ex situ</i> in the future harvest centres of the CGIAR.

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...

Author(s)
Koo, B. W.; Pardey, P. G.; Wright, B. D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998596)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Managing intellectual property and income generation in public research organizations.

This chapter outlines policy options for public research organizations in developing countries to address issues pertaining to intellectual property and income generation. The major emphasis is on crop improvement research, which is most affected by the recent changes in the public research...

Author(s)
Fischer, K.; Byerlee, D.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996004)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Sui generis</i> protection of plant varieties in Asian agriculture: a regional regime in the making?

This chapter examines the plant variety protection (PVP) regimes emerging throughout Asia. The overview provided includes China, Indonesia, Korea, Bangladesh, Malaysia, Pakistan, Thailand and Vietnam. With particular emphasis on the Philippines, it analyses the introduction of PVP from an...

Author(s)
Egelyng, H.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996189)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Cost of conserving genetic resources at <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">ex situ</i> genebanks: an example of the ICARDA genebank.

This study estimates the costs of conserving cereals (wheat and barley), forage legumes, and food legumes (chickpea, lentil, and faba bean) in the gene bank maintained by ICARDA and compares the results with those derived for the CIMMYT gene banks in a previous study. The cost structure of the...

Author(s)
Koo, B.; Pardey, P. G.; Valkoun, J.; Wright, B. D.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996189)
Type
Book chapter

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