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Author: Robin Pistorius
Publisher: Bioversity International
Keywords: genetic, resources, movement, plant, history, plants, politics, scientists
Number of Pages: 147
Published: 1997-12-31
ISBN-10: 9290433086
ISBN-13: 9789290433088

How plant genetic resources conservation became a global issue; The 1967 FAO/IBP technical conference: ex situ conservation takes the lead; Breeding strategies and conservation strategies: some connections; Establishing a global ex situ conservation network; Conservation and use of genetic resources in two political arenas; In situ or ex situ? Conservation strategies in the 1980s and early 1990s.
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Author: Megan Stubbs
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: congress, 111th, issues, conservation, agricultural
Number of Pages: 30
Published: 2010-11
ISBN-10: 143792610X
ISBN-13: 9781437926101

Agricultural conservation has been a public policy issue for more than 60 years. Congress has repeatedly taken action on the issue through water and soil legislation, often as part of omnibus farm bills. The USDAżs conservation efforts have centered on implementing these conservation programs through working land conservation practices, retiring land from production or estab. conservation easements, and providing technical assistance. The climate change debate and use of ecosystem services markets has brought conservation to the forefront of discussion on the role of agriculture in reducing g
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Author: DIANE Publishing Company
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: utility, conservation, achievements, electric, northwest, tracking, pacific, book
Number of Pages: 73
Published: 1995-08-01
ISBN-10: 0788121251
ISBN-13: 9780788121258

This report is intended to gather & report utility information on the conservation activities of major utilities in the Pacific Northwest, including Idaho, Montana, Oregon & Washington. Focuses on conservation megawatt savings through 1991; future reports will also report conservation costs. Appendix includes detailed reports on the historical conservation achievements for the reporting utilities, along with descriptions of the conservation programs they were running in 1991. Contains numerous tables.
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Author: Larry Dyckman
Publisher: DIANE Publishing
Keywords: technical, committee, members, state, usda, conservation, survey, agricultural
Number of Pages: 226
Published: 2003-10-01
ISBN-10: 0756727782
ISBN-13: 9780756727789

The Conservation Reserve Program is the Fed. gov't's. largest single conservation program, & compensates landowners for taking highly erodible cropland or environmentally sensitive land out of ag. production. State tech. committees (STC) advise USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Serv. (NRCS) state conservationists on the implementation of NRCS-administered conservation programs in each state. This report obtained the views of members of STC on the effectiveness of USDA's conservation efforts in addressing environmental objectives (EO) related to ag., & any program elements that hinder the a
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Author: Stephen B. Brush
Publisher: IDRC
Keywords: crop, diversity, conservation, farm, field, genes
Number of Pages: 301
Published: 2000
ISBN-10: 0889368848
ISBN-13: 9780889368842

Genes in the Field provides an interdisciplinary foundation for an important new conservation program: maintaining biological resources of crop plants within the systems where they have evolved. The book offers a truly global vision of the on-farm conservation movement and, like no other before it, provides a comprehensive review of the issues and challenges of on-farm conservation of genetic resources. The book's chapters are written by a collection of outstanding scholars and academics from a variety of disciplines; they include biologists, agronomists, anthropologists, economists, lawyers a
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Author: International Union for Conservation of Nature and
Publisher: IUCN
Keywords: conservation, plan, action, crocodiles
Number of Pages: 148
Published: 1992
ISBN-10: 2831700604
ISBN-13: 9782831700601
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Author: International Union for Conservation of Nature and
Publisher: IUCN
Keywords: conservation, management, ecology, crocodiles
Number of Pages: 316
Published: 1989
ISBN-10: 2880329876
ISBN-13: 9782880329877
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