Crop Genetic Diversity in the Field and on the Farm: Principles and Applications in Research Practices (Yale Agrarian Studies Series)
Based on twenty years of global research, this is the first comprehensive reference on crop genetic diversity as it is maintained on farmland around the world. Showcasing the findings of seven experts representing the fields of ecology, crop breeding, genetics, anthropology, economics, and policy, this invaluable resource places farmer-managed crop biodiversity squarely in the center of the science needed to feed the world and restore health to our productive landscapes. It will prove to be an essential tool in the training of agricultural and environmental scientists seeking the solutions necessary to ensure healthy, resilient ecosystems for future generations.
About the Author
Devra Jarvis is principal scientist, Bioversity International. Toby Hodgkin is coordinator, Platform for Agrobiodiversity Research, and honorary research fellow, Bioversity International. Anthony H. D. Brown is honorary research fellow, CSIRO Plant Industry. John Tuxill is associate professor, Western Washington University. Isabel Lopez Noriega is legal expert for Bioversity International. Melinda Smale is professor, Department of Agriculture, Food, and Resources Economics, Michigan State University. Bhuwon Sthapit is senior scientist, Bioversity International.
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