“Facilitated access” to plant genetic resources: does it work?

Abstract

The International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture entered into force in 2004 and is an important instrument by which plant breeders can access crop genetic diversity on the basis of multilateral “facilitated access”. To test how well access works, we sent seed requests to 121 countries that are Contracting Parties to the Treaty… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s10722-013-0029-6

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