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- Qin, Haining, et al. Show all 22 Authors
- Biological conservation 2019 v.230 pp. 169-178
- anthropogenic activities; ecoregions; extinction; humans; indigenous species; species diversity; vegetation types; China
- ... Plants are essential resources for the earth and human survival. Many plant species are threatened by human disturbance and are now in danger of extinction. The Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC) seeks to halt the continuing loss of plant diversity and species across the globe. China endorsed the GSPC in 2002, and launched a national plant conservation strategy related to the GSPC in 20 ...
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- Agriculture, ecosystems & environment 2015 v.209 pp. 138-154
- Camellia; Malus; Pyrus; apples; climate change; crop production; crops; economic valuation; environmental factors; flora; food production; food security; genes; genetic variation; indigenous species; millets; new variety; nutritive value; pears; potatoes; rice; socioeconomics; soybeans; sweet potatoes; tea; wheat; wild plants; wild relatives; China
- ... The potentially devastating impacts of climate change on crop production and food security are now widely acknowledged. An important component of efforts to mitigate these impacts is the production of new varieties of crops which will be able to thrive in more extreme and changeable environmental conditions. There is therefore an urgent need to find new sources of genetic diversity for crop improv ...