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Author Koo, Bonwoo

Title Saving seeds : the economics of conserving crop genetic resources ex situ in the future harvest centres of the CGIAR / Bonwoo Koo, Philip G. Pardey, and Brian D. Wright ; with Paula Bramel [and others]
Published Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI Pub., ©2004


Description 1 online resource (xxiii, 207 pages) : illustrations
Series Cabi Ser
Cabi Ser
Contents Contributors; List of Tables; List of Figures; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Acronyms and Abbreviations; Dedication; 1 Introduction; 2 The Economics of Genebank Costing*; 3 CIMMYT Genebank*; 4 ICARDA Genebank; 5 ICRISAT Genebank; 6 IRRI Genebank; 7 CIAT Genebank; 8 Policy and Management Implications; Appendix A In-perpetuity Costs of Recurrent Expense and Annualized Cost of Capital; Appendix B Notes on Tables; References; Index
Summary The conservation of genetic resources is vital to the maintenance of biodiversity and to the world's ability to feed its growing population. There are now more than a thousand genebanks worldwide involved in the ex situ (meaning ''away from the source'') storage of particular classes of crops
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 193-196) and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research.
Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research
Crops -- Germplasm resources.
Gene banks, Plant.
Crop zones.
Crops, Agricultural
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Agronomy -- General.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Sustainable Agriculture.
Agricultural economics.
Agricultural policy.
Gene banks.
Germplasm exchange.
International organizations.
Plant genetic resources.
Crop zones
Crops -- Germplasm resources
Gene banks, Plant
Form Electronic book
Author Pardey, Philip G
Wright, Brian, 1948 January 1-
LC no. 2004004194
ISBN 0851990452