New books From Bioversity

Descriptors for Hazelnut (Corylus avellana L.)
2007. 55 pages. ISBN 978-92-9043-762-8

Descriptors for hazelnut, or filbert, (Corylus avellana L.) were developed by Professor Dr A. Ilhami Koksal and Dr Nurdan Tuna Gunes. An advanced draft was subsequently prepared by a group of experts within the FAO-CIHEAM Interregional Cooperative Research Network on Nut trees, coordinated by Dr Ignasi Batlle.

Implementing the Agricultural Biodiversity Programme of Work: The Contribution of Bioversity International and its Partners
2008. 8 pages.
On-line PDF at:

Since the adoption of the Programme of Work on Agricultural Biodiversity in 2000 (Decision V/5, annex 5), there has been a substantial expansion of work on the conservation and use of agricultural biodiversity throughout the world. This pamphlet describes the results of a range of collaborative initiatives in over 30 countries, in all regions of the world, involving institutes, organizations, communities and farmers working with Bioversity International. More

ECPGR Report of a Working Group on Cucurbits
First Meeting, 1-2 September 2005, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
M.J. Díez, W. van Dooijeweert, L. Maggioni and E. Lipman (compilers)
2008. 67 pages.
ISBN 978-92-9043-776-5
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