The Resource Valuing crop biodiversity : on-farm genetic resources and economic change, edited by Melinda Smale

Valuing crop biodiversity : on-farm genetic resources and economic change, edited by Melinda Smale

Label
Valuing crop biodiversity : on-farm genetic resources and economic change
Title
Valuing crop biodiversity
Title remainder
on-farm genetic resources and economic change
Statement of responsibility
edited by Melinda Smale
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
In agricultural systems, diversity of crops and varieties is essential to combat the risks farmers face from pests, diseases and variations in climate. Crop biodiversity also underpins the range of dietary needs and services that consumers demand. There is growing concern, however, about declining diversity of crop genetic resources on farms, associated with social and economic change. This book contributes to a better understanding of the challenges involved in maintaining local crop biodiversity within a rapidly changing global food system. It provides empirical studies, applying economic tools and methods for valuing and managing crop biodiversity on farms. The book is divided into five sections: (1) introduction (1 chapter); (2) private value: stated preference of farmers (3 chapters); (3) private value: revealed preferences of farmers (5 chapters); (4) public values, villages and institutions (7 chapters); and (5) conclusions (2 chapters). This book will interest agricultural and resource economists, applied researchers working in international and national organizations and projects, as well as scientists involved in local plant breeding and genetics. A subject index is supplied
Member of
Cataloging source
IL4I4
Dewey number
631.5/23
Index
no index present
LC call number
SB123.3
LC item number
.V35 2005eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
CAB books
Label
Valuing crop biodiversity : on-farm genetic resources and economic change, edited by Melinda Smale
Publication
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Concepts, Metrics and Plan of the Book / M. Smale -- Crop Valuation and Farmer Response to Change : Implications for In Situ Conservation of Maize in Mexico / G.A. Dyer -- Farmer Demand for Agricultural Biodiversity in Hungary's Transition Economy : A Choice Experiment Approach / E. Birol, A. Kontoleon and M. Smale -- An Attribute-based Index of Coffee Diversity and Implications for On-farm Conservation in Ethiopia / E. Wale and J. Mburu -- Missing Markets, Migration and Crop Biodiversity in the Milpa System of Mexico : A Household-farm Model / M.E. Van Dusen -- Explaining the Diversity of Cereal Crops and Varieties Grown on Household Farms in the Highlands of Northern Ethiopia / S. Benin, M. Smale and J. Pender -- Demand for Cultivar Attributes and the Biodiversity of Bananas on Farms in Uganda / S. Edmeades, M. Smale and D. Karamura -- Explaining Farmer Demand for Agricultural Biodiversity in Hungary's Transition Economy / E. Birol, M. Smale and Á. Gyovai -- Rural Development and the Diversity of Potatoes on Farms in Cajamarca, Peru / P. Winters, L.H. Hintze and O. Ortiz -- Managing Rice Biodiversity on Farms : The Choices of Farmers and Breeders in Nepal / D. Gauchan, M. Smale, N. Maxted and M. Cole -- Determinants of Cereal Diversity in Villages of Northern Ethiopia / B. Gebremedhin, M. Smale and J. Pender -- Social Institutions and Seed Systems : The Diversity of Fruits and Nuts in Uzbekistan / M.E. Van Dusen, E. Dennis, J. Ilyasov, M. Lee, S. Treshkin and M. Smale -- Community Seed Systems and the Biodiversity of Millet Crops in Southern India / L. Nagarajan and M. Smale -- Seed Supply and the On-farm Demand for Diversity : A Case Study from Eastern Ethiopia / L. Lipper, R. Cavatassi and P. Winters -- Institutions, Stakeholders and the Management of Crop Biodiversity on Hungarian Family Farms / G. Bela, B. Balázs and G. Pataki -- Cooperatives, Wheat Diversity and the Crop Productivity in Southern Italy / S. Di Falco and C. Perrings -- Scope, Limitations and Future Directions / M. Smale, L. Lipper and P. Koundouri -- An Annotated Bibliography of Applied Economics Studies about Crop Biodiversity In Situ (On Farms) / P. Zambrano and M. Smale
Control code
ocn608176651
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xvi, 318 pages .)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781845931506
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b22617048
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)608176651
  • pebcs0851990835

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