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:: The Demand for Crop Genetic Resources: International Use of the US National Plant Germplasm System
Who uses a genebank? What kind of germplasm is requested and for what purpose? How is it in fact “used”? What problems do users identify? This case study seeks to answer these questions with data collected directly from individuals who requested samples from the U.S. National Plant Germplasm System during 1995–1999 for 10 major crops (barley, bean, cotton, maize, potato, rice, sorghum, soybean, squash, and wheat).
Author: SMALE Melinda , DAY-RUBENSTEIN Kelly ,