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By Nigel Maxted, Mohammad E. Dulloo, Brian V. Ford-Lloyd, Lothar Frese, Jose M. Iriondo, Miguel A. A. Pinheiro de Carvalho

This publication comprises forty three chapters, 36 of that have been provided on the a convention entitled "Towards the institution of genetic reserves for crop wild relations and landraces in Europe" held on the college of Madeira, Funchal, Portugal among thirteen and 17 September 2010. The convention papers are provided within the following sections: genetic reserve conservation of crop wild relations (14 papers); on-farm conservation of landraces (10 papers); precedence atmosphere and probability evaluation (4 papers); in situ facts administration (4 papers); in situ PGR conservation - coverage implications and implementation (4 papers). This booklet is aimed toward offering exemplars for crop wild kinfolk and landraces conservation and use with sensible equipment, protocols and tasks. even if the booklet in particular specializes in methodological software in Europe, the in situ equipment defined are universal and are transferable around the globe. The textual content is designed to be of use to conservation execs, geneticists, ecologists, agriculturalists, agro- and biodiversity coverage makers and postgraduate scholars in constructed and constructing nations through the global. on hand In Print

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DIVA-GIS. Plant Genetic Resources Newsletter 127,15-19. IPCC (2007) Fourth Assessment Report Climate Change 2007: Synthesis Report. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, Geneva, Switzerland. , Lane, A. J. (2008) The effect of climate change on crop wild relatives. Agriculture, Ecosystems and Environment 126(1-2), 13-23. V. and Maxted, N. (2008) Crops and wild relatives of the Euro-Mediterranean region: making and using a conservation catalogue. , Dulloo, E. and Turok, J. (eds) Crop Wild Relative Conservation and Use.

The first step is to compile presence data from a CWR target species. At this level, the georeference quality of presence data is a critical issue because the final result is highly influenced by this factor. Georeference quality affects species distri- bution models (Soberon and Peterson, 2004) and the ecogeographic representa- tiveness analysis. 2 Objective criteria: ecogeographic approach The objective component of the proposed methodology can be understood as a series of data management and statistical processes to obtain enough information to select the most appropriate conservation areas for CWR.

At this stage, it is necessary to adopt an accepted taxonomy to form the basis of the taxon list and the subsequent conservation strategy. The list of taxa should show the accepted taxon name and authority and list primary synonyms with authorities. This is important because different information systems use different accepted taxonomies; therefore, when searching for information on a specific taxon it could be possible to miss important information if synonymy is not taken into account. P. Kell et al.

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