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Cover for The economics of genebank costing.

This chapter presents an overview of the genebank operation, including seed and plant material storage, shipping these resources, and genebank services. The simple economics of genebanking, aspects of costing genebank operations, and existing studies on ex situ conservation are discussed.

Author(s)
Koo Bonwoo; Pardey, P. G.; Wright, B. D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998596)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for ICARDA genebank.

This chapter discusses the history of ICARDA gene bank, its costing for different functions, and economic analysis of maintenance and operation.

Author(s)
Koo BonWoo; Pardey, P. G.; Valkoun, J. A. N.; Wright, B. D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998596)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for ICRISAT genebank.

This chapter discusses the history of ICRISAT gene bank, its costing for different functions, and economic analysis of maintenance and operation.

Author(s)
Koo BonWoo; Pardey, P. G.; Rao, N. K.; Bramel, P. J.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998596)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for IRRI genebank.

This chapter discusses the history of IRRI gene bank, its costing for different functions, and economic analysis of maintenance and operation.

Author(s)
Koo BonWoo; Pardey, P. G.; Jackson, M. T.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998596)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for CIAT genebank.

This chapter discusses the history of CIAT gene bank, its costing for different functions, and economic analysis of maintenance and operation.

Author(s)
Koo BonWoo; Pardey, P. G.; Debouck, D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998596)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Introduction.

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

Author(s)
Koo BonWoo; Pardey, P. G.; Wright, B. D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998596)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for CIMMYT genebank.

This chapter discusses the history of the CIMMYT's gene bank, including its maize and wheat collection; cost of maintenance and operation; and economic analysis of these genebank.

Author(s)
Pardey, P. G.; Koo BonWoo; Dusen, M. E. van; Skovmand, B.; Taba, S.; Wright, B. D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998596)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Policy and management implications.

This chapter discusses the operational costs and issues of genebank management. The economic implications of a number of important policy and management options are presented, drawing on the cost data discussed previously.

Author(s)
Koo BonWoo; Pardey, P. G.; Wright, B. D.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998596)
Type
Book chapter
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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 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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