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List of Abstracts by Author Name

  1. Abay, F., Local innovation and initiative in managing biodiversity in northern Ethiopia.

  2. Akhter, F., Agricultural biodiversity and the livelihood strategies of the very poor in rural Bangladesh.

  3. Amoako-Atta, B., et al, The CBUD programme domestication and product chain development as an effective protocol for biodiversity utilisation and development towards conservation and rural poverty reduction in Ghana.

  4. Antwi-Bediako, R. Biogas, Production of methane gas and manure from dairy cattle/palm oil mill waste as a source of fuel and fertilizer for African farmers.

  5. Arias-Reyes, L.M., et al, In situ conservation of milpa landraces in Yucatan, Mexico.

  6. Bâ, Amadou M., Diversity and use of ectomycorrhizal fungi in West African forests.

  7. Bajracharya, J., et al, Understanding genetic diversity and farmer named varieties in Taro (Colocasia esculenta L. Schott), barley (Hordeum vulgare L.), and rice (Oryza sativa L.) in the mid and high hills of Nepal through isozyme and microsatellite DNA analysis.

  8. Baniya, B.K., et al, Field study of two barley landraces of Jumla, Nepal.

  9. Baniya, B.K., et al, Seed and planting material flow systems for barley, finger millet, rice, and taro in the Terai, Kaski and Jumla districts of Nepal.

  10. Bellon, M.R., et al, Participatory interventions for on farm conservation of maize diversity in the central valleys of Oaxaca, Mexico.

  11. Bennett-Lartey, S.O., et al, Contribution of home gardens to in situ conservation of plant genetic resources in farming systems in Ghana.

  12. Bester, J., et al, The Nguni: a case study.

  13. Bouizgaren, A., On farm conservation of alfalfa farmer's units of diversity (FUD) in Morocco.

  14. Boutin, C., Biodiversity in agroecosystems: importance of non-crop habitats.

  15. Brown, A.H.D., Maintaining plant genetic diversity in agroecosystems.

  16. Brown, G.G., et al, Diversity and functional role of soil macrofauna communities in Brazilian no-tillage agroecosystems.

  17. Chaudhari, Lalitkumar P. Management and conservation of biodiversity in agricultural ecosystem in Satpuda mountain region of Maharashtra State- India.

  18. Chaudhary, P., et al, Enhancing conservation and use of agrobiodiversity on-farm through public awareness.

  19. Chávez Mejía, M. C., et al, The impact of restoring the Mesoamerican milpa in Central Mexico.

  20. Collado-Panduro, L., et al, Agricultural diversity preserved in Situby Shipibo-Conibo and Ashaninca groups from Amazonian Peruvian.

  21. Coomes, O.T., Crop diversity in indigenous farming systems of Amazonia: the role and dynamics of agricultural planting stock transfers among traditional farmers.

  22. Cruz, Gisella S., et al, Traditional peasant’s in situ conservation of native potatoes (Solanum SPP) in Ragracancha, highlands of Huanuco, Peru.

  23. Dakora, D.F., Managing biodiversity in cropping systems: the case of symbiotic and non-symbiotic microbes and their associated host plants.

  24. Dansi, A., et al, The cultivated yams (Dioscorea Cayenensis/Dioscorea Rotund Ata Complex) and their wild relatives in Benin Republic: diversity, evolutionary dynamic and in situ conservation.

  25. De, N.N., et al, Community diversity fair: An effective way for understanding of local diversity management.

  26. Djinadou, Alice Igue, The potential contribution of biodiversity in food security and poverty reduction in West Africa: adoption of improved varieties of food crops by small farmers.

  27. Donaldson, John, What do we need to conserve in agricultural landscapes and what is possible? Conservation farming in biodiversity hotspots in South Africa.

  28. Dossou, B., et al, On-farm management and conservation of crop genetic diversity in situ by women in Burkina Faso.

  29. Duboisset, A., et al, The importance of the macrotermes genus (Isoptera: Macrotermitinae) for tropical agriculture of semi-arid region: the point of view of North-Cameroon’s farmers.

  30. Eardley, C., Managing pollinator diversity, a case study from South Africa.

  31. Elamin, E.M., et al, Linkages between biodiversity and poverty: A concept paper.

  32. Fundora Mayor, Z., et al, Human and environmental factors affecting the composition of agrobiodiversity in Cuban home gardens.

  33. Gauchan, D., et al, A participatory marketing system research approach to analysing market based incentives and disincentives: A case of rice, Bara (Terai), Nepal.

  34. Gautam, Krishna H., et al, Mechanisms for on-farm biodiversity management: a perspective from on-farm woody-plants management practice in a Nepali village.

  35. Ghafoor, Abdul, et al, Use of biochemical markers for genetic diversity and determining Qtls in Vigna Mungo germplasm.

  36. Gibson, J.P., et al, Strategies and tools for conservation of livestock genetic resources.

  37. Guo, H., et al, Agroecosystem change and threats to agrobiodiversity in the tropical mountains of Xishuangbanna, Yunnan, China.

  38. Gyasi, E.A., Managing diversity in the agricultural landscape: Case study - Ghana.

  39. Hien, Pham Van, Initial description of in situ conservation of upland rice in nam nung commune, Krong No district, Daklak Province, Vietnam.

  40. Hue, N.T.N., et al, Home gardens and their role in the conservation of Taro diversity in Vietnam.

  41. Ishii, Ryuichi, Introgression of African indigenous rice (Oryza Glaberrima Steud) gene to rice (Oryza Satival) for sustainable and high yielding rice production in Africa – a case of rice biodiversity.

  42. Jana, Sakti, Managing plant genetic diversity for optimal productivity in diverse agricultural landscapes.

  43. Johns, T., Dietary diversity, global change and human health.

  44. Jones, Gregory A., et al, Natural systems agriculture: a new opportunity for avian conservation in agroecosystems.

  45. Jones, Gregory A., et al, An assessment of bird faunas utilizing conventional and organic farmlands of North-Central Florida.

  46. Kaihura, F.B.S., Ethnopedologic soil management technologies and their impact on biodiversity in small scale farms of Arumeru, Arusha, Tanzania.
  47. Karamura, D.A., et al, Farmer management of musadiversity in the Great Lakes region of East Africa.

  48. Karanja, N.K., Diversity and distribution of plant parasitic nematodes of phaseolus Vulgarisl and impact of selected Nematode management strategies.

  49. Kimani-Njogu, S.W., Biosystematics of Psyttalia species/populations (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) attacking fruit flies in Kenya and possible biological control implications.

  50. Kostecka, Joanna, Summaries of 3 posters.

  51. Labrada, H.R., et al, Experiences of a multi-disciplinary research team with enhancing the use of crop genetic diversity of farmers in selected areas in Cuba.

  52. Latournerie-Moreno, L., et al, Exploration, collecting and description of in situ agro-diversity of chili (Capsicum annuum and Capsicum chinense) in a Mexican community.

  53. Leiva, J.M., et al, Contribution of home gardens to in situ conservation in Guatemala.

  54. Lope-Alzina, Diana, et al, Socio-cultural and economic factors affecting agrodiversity conservation in the Yucatan, Mexico: a gender perspective.

  55. Már, I., et al, Biodiversity in home gardens in Nyírség-Tiszahát region, Hungary: agromorphological traits used for distinguishing and selecting bean varieties maintained on-farm.

  56. Mars, Messaoud, Conservation and use of local fig (ficus carica L.) and pomegranate (punica granatum L.) varieties in Southern Tunisia.

  57. Mulila-Mitti, J., The role of seed gardens in enhancing seed security and impact on use and conservation of agrobiodiversity.

  58. Muzaffar, N., Managing bio-diversity in Agricultural Ecosystems through Sustainable Management of Insect Pollinators by Rural Communities.

  59. Nassif, F., Integrating women’s perspectives as a means of sustaining conservation of crop genetic diversity on small-farms in Morocco.

  60. Nassif, F., et al, Linking in situ conservation research and participatory plant breeding: the case of barley in Morocco.

  61. Neffati, Mohamed, Conservation, domestication and valorization of spontaneous plants of the desert zone in Tunisia.

  62. Njoro, N.J., Community livestock improvement initiatives: A case of Kathekani, Kenya.

  63. O’Connor, R. J., Agricultural regimes and the conservation of farmland biodiversity.

  64. Pandey, Y. R., et al, Agro-morphological diversity of sponge gourd in in-situ conservation at Bara and Kaski eco-sites, Nepal.

  65. Paoletti, Maurizio G., et al, Non conventional food and medicinals from Amazon biodiversity as promising resource and strategy for local and world sustainability.

  66. Pelegrina, D.R., Managing agrodiversity under changing South and Southeast Asian market and agricultural production systems.

  67. Pinedo-Vasquez, M., et al, Valuing and promoting smallholder agricultural practices: the approach of the PLEC project.
  68. Ramprasad, V., “Community Seed Banks" as a way of managing on farm agricultural biodiversity.

  69. Rana, R.B., et al, Employing intensive data plots technique for understanding farmers’ management of landraces on-farm.

  70. Rerkasem, K., Farmers management of fallow succession in Thailand.

  71. Rh'rib, K., et al, In situ conservation of barley and durum wheat in Morocco.

  72. Rijal, D.K., et al, Consistency of farmers names and agromophological diversity of local taro varieties for conservation and use in contrasting production systems in Nepal.

  73. Sadiki, M., et al, Diversity of farmer-named faba bean (Vicia faba L.) varieties in Morocco: a scientific basis for in situ conservation on-farm in local ecosystems.

  74. Sawadogo, M., et al, Ecosystem components as indicators to farmers to conserve, maintain and manage local crop diversity in Burkina Faso.

  75. Saxena, K.G., et al, Managing biodiversity in the Himalayan farming systems.

  76. Scherr, S., Ecoagriculture to raise farmer income and save wild biodiversity.

  77. Scurrah, M., et al, Self-sufficiency and sustainability of the native potato cultivation in the community of Quilcas, in the Mantaro Valley, in the central Andes of Peru.

  78. Settle, W.H., Ecosystem “services” and pest suppression in tropical irrigated rice.

  79. Sidibe, Amadou, Development and strengthening participatory strategies of conservation and sustainable utilization of plant genetic resources of pearl millet, sorghum, cowpea, and bambara groundnut in sub and desert areas in Mali.

  80. Smale, M., et al, Economic concepts for designing policies to conserve crop genetic resources on farms.

  81. Sokefun, Olusola, et al, Agrobiodiversity: a case for preserving and conserving indigenous ecotypes of Nigerian poultry.

  82. Some, L., Analysis of basic climatic conditions for the in situ conservation of plant genetic resources in Burkina Faso.

  83. Song, Y., Exploring the potential for crop development and biodiversity enhancement: fostering synergy between the formal and the farmers’ seed systems in China.

  84. Stocking, M., Soil Agrodiversity – an aspect of farmers’ management of biological diversity.

  85. Styger, E., et al, Restoring biodiversity through agricultural intensification in the rainforest region of Madagascar.

  86. Subedi, A., Managing crop diversity on-farm: a case study from Nepal.

  87. Subedi, A., et al, Who maintains crop genetic diversity and how?: Implications for on-farm conservation and participatory plant breeding.

  88. Swift, M., Managing below-ground biodiversity: Introductory paper.

  89. Tanto, T., A comparative study of genetic diversity of four major crops managed of Ethiopia.

  90. Tapia, César B., Genetic erosion quantification in Ullucus (Ullucus tuberosus Caldas), Oca (Oxalis tuberosa Mol.) and Mashua (Tropaeolum tuberosum R.&P.) in agroecosystems of the provinces of Canar, Chimborazo and Tungurahua, Ecuador.

  91. Teshome, A., et al, Farmers’ selection, environmental variation, and the dynamics of the maintenance of in situ crop genetic diversity over space and time.

  92. Thomas-Hope, Elizabeth, et al, Biodiversity in flood and landslide hazard management in the Rio Grande valley, Jamaica.

  93. Trinh, Luu Ngoc, et al, Analysis of agro-biodiversity and approaches of its management in Vietnam.

  94. Trinh, Luu Ngoc, et al, Diversity fairs in Vietnam: a method for raising awareness and locating diversity and custodians of crop generic diversity.

  95. Tuyen, T.V., et al, Farmer’s management of crop diversity in coastal agrosystems, central Vietnam.

  96. Unruh, Jon, The dilemma of African agrobiodiversity: the role of food insecurity in promoting conservation.

  97. Valdivia, Roberto, et al, Collaborative program for the conservation and use of the biodiversity of Andeanrot and Tubers (CIP-SDC) 1993-2003: the case of the Lake Titicaca watershed, the Altiplano of Peru and Bolivia.

  98. Valdivia, Roberto, et al, The in-situ conservation approach: adaptability and stability of mixures of phenotypes including their local redistribution in Yunguyo, Altiplano of Peru, Lake Titicaca watershed.

  99. Vázquez G., M.M., Mayans family orchard in the Mayan culture. A way for soil biodiversity conservation.

  100. Vogl, C.R., et al, Dynamics in the traditional management of natural resources by small peasant farmers in the Alpine mountains of Eastern Tyrol/Austria: its consequences on cultivation and use of plant species.

  101. Vogl-Lukasser, B., et al, The value of homegardens and its management for the in-situ conservation of agrobiodiversity in an environment of change of land-use in Eastern Tyrol (Austria).

  102. Weiskopf, B., et al, Incentive measures to enhance sustainable use and conservation of agrobiodiversity.

  103. Widyastuti, Caecilia A, et al, Women role in maintaining sweetpotato diversity: a lesson learnt from sweetpotato in situ conservation in Baliem valley, Irian Jaya, Indonesia.

  104. Winarto, Y.T., Managing paddy and soybean varieties in Java and Lampung: the cases of IPM farmers’ creativity.

  105. Wood, David, et al, Diversity, simplicity, and the optimization of agrobiodiversity: introductory paper.

  106. Zangre, G. Roger, In situ management of plant genetic resources: evolution of phenotypic diversity of an interspecific cross of millet (pennisetum glaucumlbr) after two successive cycles of cross pollination.

  107. Zhu, Y., Cultivating biodiversity for disease control, a case study in China