Genetic Resources of Mediterranean Pasture and Forage Legumes [electronic resource]

  • Bennett, Sarita Jane. editor. , Cocks, P. S. editor.
  • 1999
Genetic Resources of Mediterranean Pasture and Forage Legumes [electronic resource]
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  • Title/Author
    Genetic Resources of Mediterranean Pasture and Forage Legumes[electronic resource] / edited by Sarita Jane Bennett, P. S. Cocks.
  • Author
    Bennett, Sarita Jane., editor., Cocks, P. S., editor.
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    SpringerLink (Online service)
  • Phy Desc.
    245 p. : online resource.
  • Total State.
    Current Plant Science and Biotechnology in Agriculture,0924-1949 ; 33
  • Contents Note
    1. Introduction: Role of pasture and forage legumes in mediterranean farming systems -- 2. Reproductive strategies and genetic structure of wild and naturalised legume populations -- 3. Reasons for collecting wild plants -- 4. Using collections to describe ecological relationships -- 5. Ecogeography and genetic conservation -- 6. Genetic erosion of pasture and forage legumes in the Mediterranean basin -- 7. Sampling wild legume populations -- 8. The need to collect new pasture and forage species -- 9. The host-rhizobia relationship -- 10. The agronomic purpose of evaluation: Relating nurseries to field situations -- 11. Evaluation of the feeding value of pasture legumes -- 12. The influence of storage conditions on seed viability -- 13. The characterisation and preliminary evaluation of Medicago and Trifolium germplasm -- 14. Plant genetic resources programme in Turkey with special reference to forage legumes -- 15. Forage and pasture legume genetic resources at ICARDA -- 16. From free access to fair trade: Political dimensions of collecting in situ plant genetic resources for food and agriculture (PGRFA) -- 17. A generic conspectus of the forage legumes of the Mediterranean basin -- 18. Conservation and utilisation of agricultural diversity in Greece. Current status and perspectives -- 19. Conserving plant genetic resources in Cyprus -- 20. Observations on the distribution and ecology of annual Medicago species in northern Tunisia.
  • Topical Term
    Life sciences.
    Human genetics.
    Plant ecology.
    Plant science.
    Nature conservation.
    Life Sciences.
    Plant Ecology.
    Plant Sciences.
    Nature Conservation.
    Human Genetics.
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    Springer eBooks
  • Additional Item
    Printed edition: 9789401060073
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