Conservation of Tropical Plant Species by Ramanatha Rao, Bhuwon Sthapit (auth.), M.N. Normah, H.F.

By Ramanatha Rao, Bhuwon Sthapit (auth.), M.N. Normah, H.F. Chin, Barbara M. Reed (eds.)

The publication is designed to supply a assessment at the equipment and present prestige of conservation of the tropical plant species. it's going to additionally give you the info at the richness of the tropical plant range, the necessity to preserve, and the aptitude usage of the genetic assets. destiny views of conservation of tropical species should be mentioned. in addition to being beneficial to researchers and graduate scholars within the box, we are hoping to create a reference for a wider viewers who're attracted to conservation of tropical plant diversity.

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In: Reid R, Guarino L, Ramanatha Rao V (eds) Collecting plant genetic diversity. CAB International, Wallingford, pp 75–91 Cheyne P (2003) Access and benefit-sharing agreements: bridging the gap between scientific partnerships and the convention of biological diversity. In: Smith RD, Dickie JB, Linington SH, Pritchard HW, Probert RJ (eds) Seed conservation: turning science into practice. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, pp 5–26 Cotton CM (1996) Ethnobotany: principles and applications. Wiley, New York Date RA (1995) Collecting Rhizobium, Frankia and mycorrhizal fungi.

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The participation of farmers is crucial in setting the goal as they know their needs better in their local varieties. There can be four different categories of farmer participation: contractual, consultative, collaborative and collegial (Biggs 1988). As the decision-making capacity of local institutions improves, the quality of participation is enhanced from collaboration to collegial participation. Linking on-farm conservation of PGR with various market outlets and incentives is essential so that the farmers see the value of conservation.

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