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Bioversity International is a global research-for-development organization. We have a vision – that agricultural biodiversity nourishes people and sustains the planet.

We deliver scientific evidence, management practices and policy options to use and safeguard agricultural and tree biodiversity to attain sustainable global food and nutrition security.

We work with partners in low-income countries in different regions where agricultural and tree biodiversity can contribute to improved nutrition, resilience, productivity and climate change adaptation.

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Library Resource
Articles et Livres
décembre, 2017
Népal

This catalogue of released and promising crop varieties for mountain agriculture in Nepal is the result of the combined efforts of many plant breeders who were closely involved in crop improvement in Nepal from 1959 to 2016. This catalogue aims to compile agromorphological characteristics and digital pictures to distinguish the varieties from various sources.

Library Resource
Documents et rapports de conférence
décembre, 2016
Guatemala

One of the main technical knowledge gaps for sustainable timber production in tropical forests is the lack of reliable information on tree growth, which is indispensable for defining cutting cycles and estimating harvest volumes. We applied dendroecological methods to measure and model the diameter growth (dbh) of mahogany Swietenia macrophylla and cedar Cedrela odorata in humid tropical forests of community-managed concessions in the Maya Biosphere Reserve, Petén, Guatemala. The width of growth rings was determined in increment cores from 32 trees of S. macrophylla and 27 of C.

Library Resource
Documents et rapports de conférence
décembre, 2016

The Crop Ontology is a service of the Integrated Breeding Platform (www.integratedbreeding.net) in collaboration with the CGIAR and partners and under the leadership of Bioversity international. The Crop Ontology (www.cropontology.org) provides harmonized and validated breeders’ trait names, measurement methods, scales for currently 18 crops that are used by the Breeding Management System (BMS).

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