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Managing Global Genetic Resources: Agricultural Crop Issues and Policies
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Managing Global Genetic Resources:
Agricultural Crop Issues and Policies
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This anchor volume to the series Managing Global Genetic Resources examines the structure that underlies efforts to preserve genetic material, including the worldwide network of genetic collections; the role of biotechnology; and a host of issues that surround management and use.

Among the topics explored are in situ versus ex situ conservation, management of very large collections of genetic material, problems of quarantine, the controversy over ownership or copyright of genetic material, and more.


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480 pages | 6 x 9
ISBN: 978-0-309-13186-5

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National Research Council. Managing Global Genetic Resources: Agricultural Crop Issues and Policies. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 1993.

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