Ecogeographic Surveys

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Ecogeographic Survey course

This module discusses Ecogeographic studies against the background of global genetic erosion. The use of ecogeographic data in conservation activities is emphasized with an example given of planning collecting missions.

You can find examples of ecogeographic surveys and their application in plant genetic resources including:

The module includes lecture support notes, slides (PDF), assessment questions and references.

The Genebanks

The 11 CGIAR genebanks currently conserve 730,000 of cereals and grain legumes, forage crops, tree species, root and tuber crops, bananas and crop wild relatives.