Home gardens: neglected hotspots of agro-biodiversity and cultural diversity

@article{Galluzzi2010HomeGN,
  title={Home gardens: neglected hotspots of agro-biodiversity and cultural diversity},
  author={Gea Galluzzi and Pablo B. Eyzaguirre and Valeria Negri},
  journal={Biodiversity and Conservation},
  year={2010},
  volume={19},
  pages={3635-3654}
}
Over the last two decades, the importance of conserving genetic resources has received increasing attention. In this context the role of home gardens as repositories of biological diversity has been acknowledged but still a comprehensive, interdisciplinary investigation of their agro-biodiversity is lacking. Home gardens, whether found in rural or urban areas, are characterized by a structural complexity and multifunctionality which enables the provision of different benefits to ecosystems and… Expand

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