Perspectives on biodiversity : case studies of genetic resource conservation and development

This book presents case studies presents biodiversity and genetic resource conservation in a broad and unique context. The book includes timely examples of both plant and animal conservation at scales from local to global. All case studies are expressly set against the background of development -- community, national or international, and the competing interests of corresponding stakeholders. Specifically chapter 7, "Conservation of Maize Wild Relatives in Guatemala" by Garrison Wilkes, should be of interest to researching crop wild relatives.

Category: Books/Reports Genetic Resources
Authors: Cohen, J. et al.
Publication Year: 1993

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