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Intraspecific functional trait structure of restoration-relevant species: implications for restoration seed sourcing.

Published online: 23 Nov 2020

Authors: Zeldin, J. & Lichtenberger, T. M. & Foxx, A. J. & Williams, E. W. & Kramer, A. T.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Recent research has highlighted the existence of significant intraspecific trait variation within and among populations of plant species. This inheren...

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Less visible but yet vital for human health: nutrient-dense indigenous vegetables and their need for urgent promotion in balanced diets.

Published online: 29 Jul 2015

Authors: Keatinge, J. D. H. & Holmer, R. J. & Ebert, A. W. & Hughes, J. A.

Content type: Bulletin article; Conference paper

This paper describes the importance of indigenous vegetables in traditional food systems with a particular focus on Southeast Asia. Many indigenous ve...

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Potential implications of the use of digital sequence information on genetic resources for the three objectives of the Convention on Biological Diversity. A submission from CGIAR to the Secretary of the Convention on Biological Diversity.

Published online: 10 Oct 2018

Authors: Halewood, M. & Lopez Noriega, I & Ellis, D. & Roa, C. & Rouard, M. & Sackville Hamilton, R.

Content type: Miscellaneous

The Secretary of the CBD called on relevant organizations and stakeholders "to submit views and relevant information on any potential implications of ...

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A global strategy for the conservation and use of coconut genetic resources 2018-2028.

Published online: 31 Oct 2018

Authors: Bourdeix, R. & Prades, A.

Content type: Miscellaneous

This compilation comprises 4 chapters, which introduces the background context and rationale for a new global strategy for the conservation and use of...

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Annual report - CGIAR Research Program on Maize, 2016.

Published online: 20 Jun 2018

Content type: Annual report

This annual report summarizes the activities and achievements made by the CGIAR Research Programme on Maize (MAIZE) during 2016. During this year, MAI...

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Variation in cereals from the Himalayas and the optimum strategy for sampling plant germplasm.

Published online: 01 Jan 1980

Authors: Witcombe, J. R. & Gilani, M. M.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Seed samples of wheat and barley were collected in Nepal and Pakistan, from c. 100 villages in each country. Nepal is said to be a Vavilovian 'centre ...

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Ex situ cultivation entails high risk of seed dormancy loss on short-lived wild plant species.

Published online: 21 Nov 2018

Authors: Ensslin, A. & Vyver, A. van de & Vanderborght, T. & Godefroid, S.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Changes in life-history traits such as seed dormancy during cultivation of wild plant species in ex situ facilities could jeopardize conservation acti...

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2nd session of the Committee on Fisheries (COFI) Advisory Working Group on Aquatic Genetic Resources and Technologies, Rome, Italy, 19-20 October 2017.

Published online: 01 Aug 2018

Content type: Bulletin; Conference proceedings

The establishment of the Advisory Working Group on Aquatic Genetic Resources and Technologies (Working Group) and its terms of reference were approved...

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Scientifically framed gene drive communication perceived as credible but riskier.

Published online: 29 Oct 2021

Authors: MacDonald, E. A. & Edwards, E. D. & Balanovic, J. & Medvecky, F.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: People and Nature

Humans have caused a catastrophic decline to animal species and look to emerging technologies to stop the decline. Gene drive is a potential tool that...

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Crop domestication creates a refuge from parasitism for a native moth.

Published online: 07 Feb 2007

Authors: Chen, Y. H. & Welter, S. C.

Content type: Journal article

Journal title: Journal of Applied Ecology

Insect herbivores are generally more abundant in agroecosystems than in natural ecosystems. One possible cause is that artificial selection of crop pl...

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