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The in situ conservation of rice plant genetic diversity: A case study from a Philippine barangay.

Carpenter, David


The conservation of rice plant genetic diversity is particularly important for resource-poor farmers in economically marginal areas of the Philippines. This paper discusses the state of rice plant genetic diversity in the Philippines and the reasons behind the decrease in diversity witnessed over the last 30 years. A case study describes the in situ management of rice plant genetic diversity by resource-poor farmers from the Philippine island of Bohol, throughout the traditional, green...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2005
Type: Journal article
Source: Agriculture and Human Values
DOI: 10.1007/s10460-005-3397-5


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