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Forest genetic resources.

Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

Forest genetic resources.

by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

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Published by Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in Rome .
Written in English


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SeriesInformantion -- No.15
The Physical Object
Paginationiv,96p. :
Number of Pages96
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16243093M

Genetic Resources is an open access journal disseminating global knowledge and tools used by the community of practitioners of plant, animal and forest genetic resources involved in monitoring, collecting, maintaining, conserving, characterizing and using genetic resources . We encourage manuscript submission to this Special Issue from all relevant fields, both regarding experimental studies and modelling approaches, in order to promote knowledge in the areas of genetics and genomics of forest trees including the management and conservation of forest genetic resources.

The book presents the current state, legal and institutional framework for conservation and management of forest genetic resources, case studies and best practices in the application of different conservation methods and techniques (in situ and ex situ) as well as climate change aspects in this area. Get this from a library! Forest genetic resources: status, threats, and conservation strategies. [R Uma Shaanker; K N Ganeshaiah; Kamaljit S Bawa; Ashoka Trust for Research in Ecology and the Environment.;] -- Contributed articles presented at a National Workshop on Forest Genetic Resources held at Bangalore on July

3. Utilization of forest genetic resources Research and development. With a few exceptions, forest genetic resources have been utilized extensively in systematic R&D only for about years. The oldest form of R&D is the testing of tree species and their provenances for different uses and under different environmental by: History. The first use of plant genetic resources dates to more t years ago, when farmers selected from the genetic variation they found in wild plants to develop their crops. As human populations moved to different climates and ecosystems, taking the crops with them, the crops adapted to the new environments, developing, for example, genetic traits providing tolerance to conditions.


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Pollen storage is also an alternative for static gene con- Size: 7MB. Book January This first volume of The State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources constitutes a major step in building the information and knowledge base required for action.

Forest genetic resources are the heritable materials maintained within and among tree and other woody plant species that are of actual or potential economic, environmental, scientific or societal value. Trees are the foundation species of forest ecosystems and many of the world’s 60 tree species are also an important component in other ecosystems, such as savannas and agricultural landscapes.

Status of forest genetic resources conservation and management in India 49 R.P.S. Katwal, R.K. Srivastava, S. Kumar and V. Jeeva Status of forest genetic resources conservation and management in Nepal 78 P.R. Tamrakar Status of forest genetic resources conservation and management in Pakistan Shams R.

Khan. The Conservation of Forest Genetic Resources Case Histories from Canada, Mexico, and the United States value of gene banks in the conservation of forest genetic resources. By E Thomas Ledig, Vargas-Hernandez, and Kurt H. Johnsen Prepared as a task of the Forest Genetic Resources Study Group/North AmericanCited by: Alberta Forest Genetic Resource Management and Conservation Standards (these Standards) are rules under the Timber Management Regulation (1) (“The Minister may establish rules governing the source and type of tree seed and vegetative propagules used to reforest public land”).

All rules in this manual facilitate the collection. The Forest Gene Conservation Association (FGCA) is a non-profit, genetic forest resource management corporation, with members in southcentral Ontario. We work to conserve the native genetic diversity of our urban and rural forests. The State of the World’s Forest Genetic Resources addresses the conservation, management and sustainable use of forest tree and other woody plant genetic resources of actual and potential value for human well-being in the broad range of management systems.5/5.

Author: Lauren Fins,S.T. Friedman,J.V. Brotschol; Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media ISBN: Category: Nature Page: View: DOWNLOAD NOW» This handbook was designed as a reference tool for forest geneticists, tree breeders and other tree improvement personnel, as well as a textbook for university courses and short-courses at the graduate level in quantitative genetics.

The Asia Pacific Forest Genetic Resources Programme (APFORGEN) was initiated in APFORGEN is a regional programme with a holistic approach to conservation and management of forest genetic resources.

Its aim is to enhance technical and scientific cooperation, training and information exchange among countries in the region. Forest genetic resources – the heritable materials maintained within and among trees and other woody plant species – are essential for the adaptation and the evolutionary processes of forests and trees as well as for improving their resilience and productivity.

Get this from a library. The state of the world's forest genetic resources. [Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture.;] -- Forests and trees enhance and protect landscapes, ecosystems and production systems. They provide goods and services which are essential to the survival and well-being of all humanity.

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Published init constitutes a major milestone in building the information and knowledge base required for action to improve the management of forest genetic resources at national, regional and international levels.

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Thank you for your patience. This book is a valuable resource for foresters, professional tree breeders, and those with or without previous training in genetics or forestry. Introduction to Forest Genetics examines some of the basic genetic concepts typically used in forestry and tree improvement studies, including Mendelian and population genetics.

Forest genetic resources represent the genetic diversity contained in thousands of tree species on Earth, and can be defined as the genetic variability of tree species, which has a potential or. About this book. 27 contributed papers on the following subjects: Forest biodiversity - the policy, legal and economic aspects; Genetics in forest tree populations; Genetic techniques and their application in conservation and management of forest genetic resources; The role of biodiversity in forest ecosystems and for sustainability; In situ and ex situ conservation methods and techniques.Genetic Resource Management.

Seed orchard on the Ouachita National Forest, Arkansas. Providing seed for reforestation and restoration is one of the major goals of the Forest Service’s Genetic Program. The program has resulted in about 70 highly productive seed orchards of many species developed through selection, breeding and testing.

These.This book provides a solid scientific basis for researchers, practitioners and students interested in the application of genetic principles to tropical forest ecology and management.

It presents a concise overview of genetic variation, evolutionary processes and the human impact on forest genetic resources in the tropics.