Diversity and Genetic Erosion of Ancient Crops and Wild Relatives of Agricultural Cultivars for Food: Implications for Nature Conservation in Georgia (Caucasus)

Akhalkatsi, Maia and Ekhvaia, Jana and Asanidze, Zezva (2012) Diversity and Genetic Erosion of Ancient Crops and Wild Relatives of Agricultural Cultivars for Food: Implications for Nature Conservation in Georgia (Caucasus). In: Perspectives on Nature Conservation - Patterns, Pressures and Prospects. InTech, Croatia, pp. 52-91. ISBN 978-953-51-0033-1

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Abstract

The problem of genetic erosion of landraces and their wild relatives needs active contributions by national policies and comprehensive measures are urgently needed to avoid the complete loss of ancient crop genetic resources in Georgia. International nature conservation institutions and Georgian scientific and nongovernmental organizations should show more activity to the restoration of ancient crops, which defined the healthy life of Georgians

Item Type: Book Section
Subjects: Q Science > Conservation Biology
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture
Depositing User: Prof.Dr. Maia Akhalkatsi
Date Deposited: 28 Jan 2014 09:57
Last Modified: 24 Mar 2015 09:33
URI: http://eprints.iliauni.edu.ge/id/eprint/623

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