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Genetic resources, international organizations, and rice varietal improvement

Robert E. Evenson

Genetic resources, international organizations, and rice varietal improvement

by Robert E. Evenson

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Published by Economic Growth Center, Yale University in New Haven, Conn .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographic references.

Statementby Robert E. Evenson and Douglas Gollin.
SeriesCenter discussion papers -- no.713
ContributionsGollin, Douglas., Yale University. Economic Growth Center.
The Physical Object
Pagination38p. :
Number of Pages38
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18315587M

“Searching an Ex Situ Collection of Wheat Genetic Resources,” with Melinda Smale and Bent Skovmand. American Journal of Agricultural Economics 82(4) November "Genetic Resources, International Organizations, and Improvement in Rice Varieties," with Robert E. Evenson. Economic Development and Cultural Change 45(3) April   Looking back 25 years, the First International Rice Genetics Symposium was held at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), Los Baños, Philippines, in This meeting was attended by scientists. Subsequent meetings were held under the auspices of the Rice Genetics Cooperative and IRRI at 5-year intervals.

Moreover, the genetic diversity of traditional landrace varieties is the most immediately useful and economically valuable component of rice biodiversity. To efficiently conserve, manage and use such germplasm resources, an understanding of structure, apportionment and dynamics of local landrace variation is required. Keywords: productivity, innovation, rice, innovation system, rice policy Genetic Resources, International Organizations, and the Rice Varietal Improvement, R.E. Evenson and Douglas Gollin, from Yale - Economic Growth Center () Keywords: agriculture ; rice.

The improvement of plant and animal genetic resource is increasingly an international activity. Improvements in the techniques for breeding and applied genetics (modern biotechnology) enhance the value of genetic resources. The difficulty is in measuring the value. This chapter reviews evidence that. Explore the latest full-text research PDFs, articles, conference papers, preprints and more on GENETIC RESOURCES. Find methods information, sources, references or conduct a literature review on.


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Genetic resources, international organizations, and rice varietal improvement by Robert E. Evenson Download PDF EPUB FB2

Genetic Resources, International Organizations, and Improvement in Rice Varieties* Robert E. Evenson Yale University Douglas Gollin University of Minnesota Improvement in varieties has helped spur enormous gains in rice produc-tivity over the past several decades. Improved cultivars have been devel-oped using genetic resources from the two.

This book reports on the productivity impacts of varietal improvement research conducted at a number of international centres affiliated with the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research.

Such centres have been at the forefront of a year effort to breed new varieties of Genetic resources. Genetic Resources, International Organizations, and Improvement in Rice Varieties* Robert E.

Evenson. Yale University. Douglas Gollin. "Genetic Resources, International Organizations, and Improvement in Rice Varieties," Economic Development and Cultural Cha no. 3 Cited by: IRRI works to ensure the long-term preservation of rice biodiversity as part of the global strategy for the conservation of rice genetic resources.

This is in partnership with national programs and regional and international organizations worldwide, including the CGIAR Research Program for Managing and Sustaining Crop Collections. Rice genetic resources, comprising landrace Genetic resources, modern and obsolete varieties, genetic stocks, breeding lines, and the wild rices, are the basis of world food security.

The International Rice Genebank at the International Rice Research Institute in the Philippines conserves the largest and most diverse collection of rice germplasm. The facilities of the genebank ensure the long-term Cited by: Genetic resources, international organizations, and rice varietal improvement.

Center Discussion PaperEconomic Growth Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT. Center Discussion PaperEconomic Growth Center, Yale University, New Haven, CT.

Other grassy-stunt-resistant varieties (IR 32, IR 34 and IR 36) were later released. The grassy stunt resistance gene has now been incorporated into numerous varieties developed at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) or by national rice improvement programmes.

Cytoplasmic diversification. The International Rice Functional Genomics Consortium (IRFGC) has initiated a project to provide the rice research community with access to extensive information on genetic variation present within and between diverse rice cultivars and landraces, as well as the genetic resources.

Non-profit agricultural research and training center established to improve the well-being of present and future generations of rice farmers and consumers.

Genetic resources, training information, media resources, photo banks and publications. The origin of agriculture led to the domestication of many plant species and to the exploitation of natural resources.

It took alm years for food grain production to. The new plant type being developed at the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) seems to have the potential to produce % more grain than the best of our modern varieties.

With the growing complexity of problems, the demand for diverse genetic materials is also increasing. Genetic Resources, International Organizations, and Rice Varietal Improvement. By Robert E.

Evenson and Douglas Gollin. Get PDF (2 MB) Topics: ddc Publisher: New Haven. "Genetic Resources, International Organizations, and Improvement in Rice Varieties," Economic Development and Cultural Change D., "Genetic Resources, International Organizations, and the Rice Varietal Improvement," PapersYale - Economic Growth Center.

Genetic and Genomic Resources of Grain Legume Improvement is the first book to bring together the latest resources in plant genetics and genomics to facilitate the identification of specific germplasm, trait mapping and allele mining to more effectively develop biotic and abiotic-stress-resistant grains.

This book will be an invaluable resource. The Division of Field Crop Improvement and Protection, CIARI, Port Blair has been working on basic, strategic and applied aspects of crop improvement and protection for Andaman & Nicobar Island conditions.

It encompasses genetic improvement primarily of rice, pulses, oilseeds, maize etc. for the island conditions.

Rice (Oryza sativa) is a staple food that feeds 3 billion people 1, has the largest, publicly available, single-species germplasm collection in the world 3, and a rich ‘omics' was the first crop plant to be fully sequenced 4, has over 3, re-sequenced varieties 5,6,7,8, de novo assemblies within three subpopulations 9,10,11 and BAC-based sequence assemblies for 12 related.

The genome sequences of thousands of rice varieties have been placed with a United Nations-backed treaty on plant genetics by the world’s leading rice research institute to help boost plans to.

A substantial quality improvement has been achieved within each grain type through breeding, with grain quality as the key attribute differentiating modern high-yielding rice varieties that have. Prior to joining AATF, Kayode was the Head of Genetic Resources Unit and the Coordinator of International Network for Genetic Evaluation of Rice in Africa (INGER-Africa) at AfricaRice, where he led and managed the collection, conservation and utilisation of rice genetic resources.

The book discusses the emerging importance of bioinformatics in analyzing the vast resources of information regarding crop improvement and its practical application and utilization.

Throughout this comprehensive resource, emphasis is placed on various techniques used to improve agricultural crops, providing a common platform for the utility of. International Rice Research Institute Modern Variety Traditional Variety Rice Ecosystem Varietal Diversity These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors.

This process is experimental and the keywords may be updated as the learning algorithm improves.CGIAR (formerly the Consultative Group for International Agricultural Research) is a global partnership that unites international organizations engaged in research about food security.

CGIAR research aims to reduce rural poverty, increase food security, improve human health and nutrition, and sustainable management of natural resources.This book provides a comprehensive coverage of the advances in genetics and genomics research on rice.

The chapters feature the latest developments in rice research and cover such topics as the tools and resources for the functional analysis of rice genes, the identification of useful genes for rice improvement, the present understanding of rice development and biological processes, and the.