Author Archives: Bioversity Library

About Bioversity Library

Maintained by staff at Bioversity International Library, this blog aims to provide readers with updates on new information resources within the field of plant genetic resources (PGR), agrobiodiversity and conservation; [with a little fun thrown in as well].

CGIAR Operations under the Plant Treaty Framework

CGIAR Operations under the Plant Treaty Framework Crop Science. ISSN 0011-183X.  Published online 04 Apr 2019. 14 p. Noriega, I.L.; Halewood, M.; Abberton, M.; Amri, A.; Angarawai, I.I.; Anglin, N.L.; Blummel, M.; Bouman, B.; Campos, H.; Costich, D.; Ellis, D.; … Continue reading

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TOP 20 most discussed Bioversity International research outputs published in 2018

Below is a list of the most discussed BI authored research outputs in our database (CGSpace) that were published in 2018. Each research output has an Altmetric Attention Score, which provides an indicator of the amount of attention that has been … Continue reading

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Interesting Journal Articles published this week

Science  29 Mar 2019: Vol. 363, Issue 6434, pp. 1390-1391 PERSPECTIVEBIOTECHNOLOGY New plant breeding technologies for food security Syed Shan-e-Ali Zaidi et al. DOI: 10.1126/science.aav6316 http://science.sciencemag.org/content/363/6434/1390 ******************************************************************************* Science  29 Mar 2019: Vol. 363, Issue 6434, pp. 1392-1393 PERSPECTIVELAW  A rights revolution for … Continue reading

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New book: Food Security and Climate Change

Food Security and Climate Change Shyam Singh Yadav (Editor), Robert J. Redden (Editor), Jerry L. Hatfield (Editor), Andreas W. Ebert (Editor), Danny Hunter (Editor) ISBN: 978-1-119-18064-7 – February 2019 – Wiley-Blackwell – 568 Pages Permanent link to cite or share this item: https://hdl.handle.net/10568/99418 DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/9781119180661 The book … Continue reading

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Useful Journal Articles published this week

Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems  Retrospective assessment as a tool for the management of sustainability in diversified farms Pedro Alcázar,Ileana Espejel,Marisa Reyes-Orta &María Concepción Arredondo-García https://doi.org/10.1080/21683565.2019.1578722 ABSTRACT This study develops a proposal of retrospectively assessing sustainability. We selected the diversified farm … Continue reading

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Horticultural biodiversity to attain sustainable food and nutrition security.

Padulosi, S.; Sthapit, B.; Lamers, H.; Kennedy, G.; Hunter, D. (2018) Horticultural biodiversity to attain sustainable food and nutrition security. Proceedings of the International Symposia on Tropical and Temperate Horticulture. ISHS Acta Horticulturae 1205 p. 21-34 ISBN: 978-94-62612-00-6 Permanent link to … Continue reading

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Crop variety management for climate adaptation supported by citizen science

van Etten, J.; de Sousa, K.; Aguillar, A.; Barrios, M.; Coto, A.; Dell’acqua, M.; Fadda, C.; Gebrehawaryat, Y.; van de Gevel, J.; Gupta, A.; Kiros, A.Y.; Madriz, B.; Mathur, P.; Mengistu, D.K.; Mercado, L.; Mohammed, J.N.; Paliwal, A.; Pe`, M.E.; … Continue reading

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