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  • NordGen shares results of conferences on genetic resources in protected areas

    The Nordic Genetic Resource Center (NordGen)* has recently posted on its website webcasts, reports and presentations stemming from a series of...

  • Natural England Research Report

    Natural England has released the following research report: "Crop wild relatives: Plant conservation for food security". This report is a review of...

  • New Database on Irish CWR is launched

    The National Biodiversity Data Centre has recently launched the Crop Wild Relatives website and database, which provide information on the...

  • Pavlosk collection earns reprieve

    The world’s largest fruit and berry collection is safe for now. All those who have been closely following the fate of the Pavlovsk agricultural...

  • Malagasy wild yam makes it to the Top 10 of the IISE

    The International Institute for Species Exploration at Arizona State University, and an international committee of taxonomists, announced the top 10...

  • SEB 2010 - 51st Annual Meeting

    The Society for Economic Botany (SEB) was established in 1959 to foster and encourage scientific research, education, and related activities on the...

  • Wild pears steal the scene in Yerevan Botanic Gardens

    A recent article in the latest issue of the BG Journal (January 2010) highlighted the important work that is being carried out in the Yerevan Botanic...

  • JKI launches new version of the CWR Information System for Beta

    In January 2009 the Julius Kühn-Institute for Breeding Research on Agricultural Crops launched a new version of the Crop Wild Relative Information...

  • Google Earth - Earth Engine and trees in 3D

    The latest version of Google Earth is launched, and it has some interesting new features. Google has added 3D trees; mostly species found in major...

  • BBC reports on CWR Project

    The BBC has highlighted a project coordinated by the Global Crop Diversity Trust to collect and catalogue seeds from across the globe. The aim is to...