Category Archives: Bioversity staff research articles

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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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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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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Are the old International Board for Plant Genetic Resources (IBPGR) base collections available through the Plant Treaty’s multilateral system of access and benefit sharing? A review

Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution, pp 1–20 Imke Thormann, Johannes M. M. Engels, Michael Halewood 1. Bioversity International, Rome, Italy 2. Federal Office for Agriculture and Food, Bonn, Germany Open Access: https://doi.org/10.1007/s10722-018-0715-5 Abstract In 1975, the International Board for Plant … Continue reading

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New publication reveals that farmers are the best source for conservation practices

How do we conserve the amazing diversity of tropical fruit trees in a way that brings benefits to the people who look after them? Why don’t we ask the farmers? That’s exactly what the researchers and editors of the latest … Continue reading

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Using traditional crop varietal diversity to reduce pest & disease damage in agricultural ecosystems

Much of the worlds’ annual harvest loss to pests and diseases occurs as a consequence of crops grown in monocultures, or cultivated varieties with uniform resistance. This uniform resistance is met by the continuing evolution of new races of pests … Continue reading

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