Category Archives: Research

Start looking through those herbaria cabinets

Enough of this gallivanting off to far-flung places — time to start rooting through those herbaria cabinets. According to a news item on the Nature website, more than half of the world’s “undiscovered” plant species may already reside in herbaria … Continue reading

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The New Scientist article: Losing species makes ecosystems sick

The New Scientist Volume 208, Issue 2789, 4 December 2010, Pages 6-7 doi:10.1016/S0262-4079(10)62970-3 | How to Cite or Link Using DOI Copyright © 2010 Published by Reed Business Information Ltd.   Permissions & Reprints Upfront Losing species makes ecosystems sick Available online 3 … Continue reading

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Nature: Biodiversity is good for you

Nature 468, (2 December 2010) http://www.nature.com/nature/current_issue.html#rv Review Impacts of biodiversity on the emergence and transmission of infectious diseases Felicia Keesing, Lisa K. Belden, Peter Daszak, Andrew Dobson, C. Drew Harvell, Robert D. Holt, Peter Hudson, Anna Jolles, Kate E. Jones, … Continue reading

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Bioversity staff research article: Red List assessment of nine Aegilops species in Armenia

Red List assessment of nine Aegilops species in Armenia Haruntyunyan, M.; Dulloo, M.E.; Yeritsyan, N.; Danielyan, A. Genetic Resources and Crop Evolution: V. 57 (8) p. 1177-1189. DOI: 10.1007/s10722-010-9558-4 OPEN ACCESS ARTICLE The aims of this study are to determine … Continue reading

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The New Scientist: Air of defeat at Japan’s biodiversity summit

The New Scientist Volume 208, Issue 2784, 30 October 2010, Page 4 doi:10.1016/S0262-4079(10)62659-0    Upfront   Air of defeat at Japan’s biodiversity summit If nations fail to sign the Convention on Biological Diversity, it could signal the end of an … Continue reading

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Bioversity staff research article: Enhancing integrated approaches in agricultural learning systems using experiences from agroforestry

 Scientific Research and Essays Vol. 5(16), pp. 2179-2185, 18 August, 2010 Full Length Research Paper Enhancing integrated approaches in agricultural learning systems using experiences from agroforestry B. August Temu1, G. Per Rudebjer2 and S. Chakeredza3* 1World Agroforestry Centre (ICRAF), P. … Continue reading

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New article on environment and disease risks

Science, 7 May 2010 (Volume 328, Issue 5979) Environment and Disease Risks S. M. Rappaport and M. T. Smith A new paradigm is needed to assess how a lifetime of exposure to environmental factors affects the risk of developing chronic … Continue reading

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