1. Activists present their experiences of managing plant genetic resources. The contributors document the achievements of farmers in developing crop varieties tailored to their needs, and demonstrate how these approaches can be built upon.
  2. 1958-01-01 A traveller's guide to some of the common trees, shrubs, vines and crop plants. 77 pgs, illustrations
  3. 1996-04-19 A discussion of the unique factors in growing food at high altitudes in the tropics.
  4. 2007-01-20 One should only be critical of the decisions which have been made voluntarily by millions of smallholder farmers when one has the fullest understanding of all the reasons which led to their making a change in their cropping, and particularly their staple food.
  5. The purpose of this booklet is to increase public awareness of these issues by providing a clear and balanced account of why conservation of crop relatives is important, how it can be effected and what actions need to be taken.
  6. The Crucible Group is a highly diverse gathering of individuals who strongly and respectfully disagree on intellectual property, the rights of farmers, the mechanisms for benefit-sharing, and the appropriate structures for conservation of seeds. More than 45 individuals from 25 countries took...
  7. 1990-01-01 The purpose of this publication is to provide a series of crop science experiments for use in junior high or high school biology or science classes. The experiments are intended to help teachers relate basic plant biology via demostrations and labrotory experiments.
  8. The National Plant Germplasm System is a network of organizations and people dedicated to preserving the genetic difersity of crop plants. The national system collects plant germplasm from all over the world. This publication explains how and why the system came into being and lists the location...
  9. Solution packs include practical suggestions on how to preserve the biodiversity of crop plants, and how to maintain and improve local crop plants. There are activities for primary and secondary students, and youth and adults.
  10. The chapters in this monograph have been written to provide examples of models of component processes necessary to simulate the dynamics of crop and soil systems. The information is intended to be useful to researchers, extension and other professional technologists, and teachers.