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crop wild relatives

Traveling the world with crop wild relatives

  This story map about the Crop Wild Relatives (CRW) shows very generally a few of the taxa used for the Crop Wild Relatives project to adapt agr Read more...

Crop wild relatives Jedis- hope for the future of plant sciences

While at the 2015 Agronomy, Crop Science, and Soil Science meetings in Minneapolis this past week, I had a rare day of pure hope for the generation of Read more...

Are you a GBIF data user? help improving it!

This year, the Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF) established three task groups to help improving the data mobilized through GBIF.org. On Read more...

Promiscuity provides potential: The sunflower story

A new study has explored these wild sunflower species that live in novel environments to identify those species and populations that could be most use Read more...

The Economist Magazine on crop diversity conservation

The Economist ran three parallel articles highlighting the importance of crop diversity, and the challenges of collecting and conserving this diversit Read more...

Radio New Zealand National on Crop Diversity and Conservation

This week, Radio New Zealand National discussed crop diversity, and the importance of and challenges faced by genebanks in conserving the biological f Read more...

Crop diversity, wild relatives, and food security- PhD completed!

This past week, DAPA’s visiting researcher Colin Khoury successfully completed his PhD at Wageningen University in the Netherlands, defending his thes Read more...

Announcing papers on the crop wild relatives of pigeonpea, potato and sweetpotato

Recently, CIAT’s Crop Wild Relative (CWR) team published three papers on conservation needs and genetic resources potential for the wild relatives of Read more...

Conserving Food Crops’ Wild Relatives for Food Security

In a recent interview with Voice of America (VOA), the surprisingly clean shaven DAPA director and leader of the climate smart agriculture flagship of Read more...

Crop wild relatives – creating guides for seed collectors

Laura Jennings Collecting Guide Complier for the Crop Wild Relative (CWR) project describes how collecting guides produced by Kew help make seed-colle Read more...

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