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Chapter 8 : climate change and on-farm conservation of crop landraces in centres of diversity

By: Bellon, M.R.
Contributor(s): Etten, J. van.
Material type: materialTypeLabelChapterPublisher: Wallingford (United Kingdom) ; New York (USA) : CABI Publishing, 2014ISBN: 9781780641973.Subject(s): Climate change adaptation | Farmers' attitudes | Land races | Genetic resources conservation | Small farmsOnline resources: Access only for CIMMYT staff In: Plant genetic resources and climate change p. 137-150Summary: This chapter reviews the potential impacts of climate change on on-farm conservation of crop diversity and on the contribution that on-farm conservation can make to agricultural adaptation to climate change, and ask two questions: (1) How might climate change affect the viability of on-farm conservation of landraces in centres of crop diversity? and (2) How can on-farm conservation contribute to the adaptation of small-scale farmers to climate change?
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This chapter reviews the potential impacts of climate change on on-farm conservation of crop diversity and on the contribution that on-farm conservation can make to agricultural adaptation to climate change, and ask two questions: (1) How might climate change affect the viability of on-farm conservation of landraces in centres of crop diversity? and (2) How can on-farm conservation contribute to the adaptation of small-scale farmers to climate change?

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