Defining and identifying crop landraces

@article{Villa2005DefiningAI,
  title={Defining and identifying crop landraces},
  author={T. C. Camacho Villa and Nigel I. Maxted and Maria Scholten and Brian V. Ford-Lloyd},
  journal={Plant Genetic Resources},
  year={2005},
  volume={3},
  pages={373 - 384}
}
Awareness of the need for biodiversity conservation is now universally accepted, but most often recent conservation activities have focused on wild species. Crop species and the diversity between and within them has significant socioeconomic as well as heritage value. The bulk of genetic diversity in domesticated species is located in traditional varieties maintained by traditional farming systems. These traditional varieties, commonly referred to as landraces, are severely threatened by… 

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