Participatory plant improvement

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Proceedings of the Workshop on Farmer Participatory Methods in Research and Development for the Semi-Arid Tropics, 27-28 October 1998 at ICRISAT, Hyderabad.

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Includes bibliographical references.

Statementorganised by M.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation and ICRISAT.
ContributionsM.S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (Madras, India), Workshop on Farmer Participatory Methods in Research and Development for the Semi-Arid Tropics (1998 : ICRISAT, Hyderabad)
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Paginationii, 66 p. ;
Number of Pages66
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Open LibraryOL6860423M
LC Control Number00371656

Recent experiences in using participatory methods for ergonomic workplace improvement are reviewed to know how these methods can be effective in different settings. The review covered participatory programmes for managers and workers in small enterprises, home workers, construction workers and farmers in Asian countries. Book, Internet Resource --The Approach --A focus on community --The right questions --Seeking the answers --Experiences from the Field --Participatory barley improvement in North Africa and the Middle East --Local agricultural research committees in Learning from Experience -- Participatory plant breeding -- Agrobiodiversity. Crop Improvement Participatory Plant Breeding and Participatory Variety Selection. By Teshale Mamo, Asheesh Singh (ISU) Begin >> How to cite this module: Mamo, T. and A. Singh. Participatory Plant Breeding and Participatory Variety Selection. In Crop Improvement, interactive e-learning courseware. Plant Breeding E-Learning in Africa. The assessment is based in the context of a Participatory Plant Breeding (PPB) program coordinated by the International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA). Scientists regard PPB as an innovative technological process and an institutional mechanism for enhancing rural livelihoods by providing the means and a process for.

  first experiences with a novel farmer citizen science approach: crowdsourcing participatory variety selection through on-farm triadic comparisons of technologies (tricot) - volume 55 issue s1 - jacob van etten, eskender beza, lluÍs calderer, kees van duijvendijk, carlo fadda, basazen fantahun, yosef gebrehawaryat kidane, jeske van de gevel, arnab gupta, dejene kassahun mengistu, . participatory varietal selection and participatory plant breeding were evolving. The majority of the cases focused on participatory varietal selection or on establishing objectives for a specific plant-breeding program. Eleven of the cases were studied in detail, and this inventory of experience is also the basis for Sperling et al. The Budget and Management Services Department has completed the FY21 Budget Book. The budget book contains detailed information about the City's funds (i.e. the General Fund), departmental budgets, multi-year projections, the strategic plan, and more. Organic varieties for cauliflowers and cabbages in Brittany: from genetic resources to participatory plant breeding. Euphytica – /s ; Chakraborty S., Newton A. C. (). Climate change, plant diseases and food security: an overview. Plant Pathol. 60 2– /c

Q. What are purposes of plant introduction? Ans. Main purposes of plant introduction are given below: (i) To use as new source of food, vegetable, fibre fruit, timber plant etc. (ii) For conservation of biodiversity. (iii) For genetic improvement of crop plants. (iv) For aesthic interest—flowering plants. Bhuwon STHAPIT, Senior Scientist/In situ Conservation Specialist/Participatory Crop Improvement of Bioversity International, Rome | Read publications | Contact Bhuwon STHAPIT. Example 1: The Changes Project: Holyoke Community College and SABES West The Changes Project was a three-year participatory action research effort. Funded by a grant from the Office of Educational Research and Improvement, part of the U.S. Department of Education, its goal was to determine the effects on adult learners of the major changes in welfare regulations, immigration.

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Citation: Fadda C, Mengistu DK, Kidane YG, Dell’Acqua M, Pè ME and Van Etten J () Integrating Conventional and Participatory Crop Improvement for Smallholder Agriculture Using the Seeds for Needs Approach: A Review.

Front. Plant Sci. doi: /fplsAuthor: Carlo Fadda, Dejene K. Mengistu, Dejene K. Mengistu, Dejene K. Mengistu, Yosef G. Kidane, Yosef G. However, Members shall provide for the protection of plant varieties Participatory plant improvement book by patents or by an effective sui generis system or by any combination thereof.

Appears in books from Page - Convention at the UN Conference on Environment and Development in Rio de Janeiro in 5/5(1). The Book Introduces The Concepts Of Participatory Plant Breeding And Diversified Site-Or Field Potential To Meet The Needs Of Small-Scale Farmers In Developing Countries Whose Traditional Wisdom And Indigenous Knowledge Can Be Put To Good Use Through Inputs From Modern Biotechnology For The Benefit Fo Humanity.

PPB covers the whole research and development cycle of activities associated with plant genetic improvement: identifying breeding objectives, generating genetic variability or diversity, selecting within variable populations to develop experimental materials, evaluating these materials (this is known as participatory variety selection, or PVS.

Participatory Plant Improvement - CORE Reader. Farmer Participatory Approaches for Varietal Improvement A. Joshi and J.R. Witcombe Introduction Participatory varietal selection (PVS) is the selection by farmers on their own fields of finished or near-finished products from plant breeding programmes.

These include released cultivars, varieties. In (Eyzaguirre, P. and M. lwanaga, eds) Participatory plant breeding. Proceeding of a workshop on participatory plant breeding, 2629 JulyWageningen, The Netherlands.

lPG AI, Italy pp. 99 2 Simmonds, NW. Selection for local adaptation in a plant. In book: Crop Improvement: An Integrated Approach, Chapter: 10, Publisher: MD Publications Pvt Ltd New Delhi, Editors: C. MALIK, GULZAR S. SANGHERA, PUSHP SHARMA, pp Participatory.

This book provides a comprehensive description and assessment of the use of participatory plant breeding in developing countries. It is aimed at plant breeders, social scientists, students and practitioners interested in learning more about its use with the hope that they all will find a common ground to discuss ways in which plant breeding can be beneficial to all and can contribute to.

The situation concerning the involvement of landraces in participatory plant breeding is interesting, as Maxted Crop improvement often utilizes landrace diversity in the development of new cultivars Help us write another book on this subject and reach those readers.

Suggest a book topic Books open for submissions. Participatory plant breeding (PPB) is the process by which the producers and other stakeholders are actively involved in a plant-breeding programme, with opportunities to make decisions throughout.

The Working Group on Participatory Plant Breeding (PPBwg) was established in under the framework of the Consultative Group on International. A team of local farmers and the Centre for Chinese Agricultural Policy and Guangxi Maize Research institute carried out trials in 6 villages and on-station using both participatory plant breeding (PPB) and participatory varietal selection (PVS) methods.

Tests compared the impacts of the locality, approach, objectives and varieties selected. Gender-responsive participatory plant breeding can empower women farmers. • Gender-blind international seed legislation and customary rules undermine empowerment. • Empowerment is a non-linear process of self, intra-household and public negotiations.

• Gender affects what and how seed activities are done and thereby also variety preferences. "This book will be of interest not only to researchers working directly on crop improvement, but also to policy makers and other professionals involved in food and nutritional security.

The authors amalgamate knowledge from decades of farmers’ participation in plant breeding, as a major component of improving various crops around the world. This publication examines one such approach: participatory plant breeding. Drawing from a decade of IDRC research support in agricultural biodiversity, this book examines the key issues, from the design of on-farm research to farmers’ and plant breeders’ rights.

It argues for the development of new, supportive policies and : Ronnie Vernooy. participatory plant breeding to be formally released in Nepal for general cultivation under the national seed certification scheme.

Landrace improvement is shown as an important option for supporting programmes for in-situ conservation of landraces on-farm. Keywords: Traditional variety, landrace enhancement, on-farm conservation. Recurrent Selection and Participatory Plant Breeding for Improvement of Two Organic Open-Pollinated Sweet Corn (Zea mays L.) Populations by Adrienne C.

Shelton and William F. Tracy * Department of Agronomy, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences, University. Abiotic stresses such as drought, flooding, high or low temperatures, metal toxicity and salinity can hamper plant growth and development. Improving Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Plants explains the physiological and molecular mechanisms plants naturally exhibit to withstand abiotic stresses and outlines the potential approaches to enhance plant abiotic stress tolerance to extreme.

Plant Breeding and Cultivar Development features an optimal balance between classical and modern tools and techniques related to plant n for a global audience and based on the extensive international experience of the authors, the book features.

Participatory Crop Improvement for Maize-Millet Intercropping in the mid-hills of the Himalayan Region TIWARI, TP1, VIRK, DS2, BROOK, RM3 & SINCLAIR, FL3 1 Agricultural Research Station Pakhribas, Nepal 2 Centre for Arid Zone Studies, Bangor, UK 3 School of.

Participatory Plant Breeding What is PPB. Broadly, PPB is the development of a plant breeding program in collaboration between breeders and farmers, marketers, processors, consumers, and policy makers (food security, health and nutrition, employment). Bidinger FR () Farmer participation in pearl millet research in Namibia.

In: Proc participatory plant improvement. MS Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF)- International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT) workshop, MS Swaminathan Research Foundation, Chennai, India. This paper describes the current state of international plant breeding research and explains why the centralized global approach to germplasm improvement that was so successful in the past is today being transformed by the incorporation of decentralized local breeding methods designed to better incorporate the perspective of end users into the varietal development process.

Farmer Participatory Crop Improvement. III. Participatory Plant Breeding, a Case Study for Rice in Nepal - Volume 32 Issue 4 - B. Sthapit, K. Joshi, J. Witcombe. This book presents the history of, and current approaches to, farmer-breeder collaboration in plant breeding, situating this work in the context of sustainable food systems, as well as national and international policy and law regimes.

Plant breeding is essential to food production, climate-change adaptation and sustainable development. It provides readers with a basic idea of participatory plant breeding as well as advances in the field and insights into the future to facilitate the successful integration of farmers into breeding book is a valuable reference resource for agriculturists, agricultural advisers, policy makers, NGOs, post-doctoral students and.

Global distribution of plant genetic resources. In general, the highest number of species of vascular plants is found in the humid tropics and subtropics [].The species number strongly declines from the tropics and subtropics towards the temperate and polar zone north and south of the equator, indicating that hotspots of biodiversity are mainly associated with warm and humid tropical.

Participatory plant breeding is a process by which the benefactors of plant breeding actually contribute to the development of new crop varieties by their on-farm activities.

The symposium will discuss various technical issues and present advantages and limitations of this mode of plant breeding. The process has implications for global food security and local economic and nutritionally.

Farmers’ Participatory Varietal Selection: A Sustainable Crop Improvement Approach for the 21st Century. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems: Vol. 38, No. 4, pp. Today’s agriculture is like a huge inverted pyramid; globally, it rests on a precariously narrow base. Less than three percent of the plant varieties available to agriculture are in use today.

The top-down system of agricultural research, where farmers are seen merely as recipients of research rather than as participants in it, has contributed to this dependence on a. known as participatory crop improvement (PCI), evolved from a participatory research model initially referred to as the “farmer-back-to-farmer” model [7, 8].

PPB has since been used to bring farmers, researchers, extension agents and other beneficiaries of plant breeding together in the process of developing new crop varieties [9, 10].Abstract.

Organic farmers require improved varieties that have been adapted to their unique soils, nutrient inputs, management practices, and pest pressures. One way to develop adapted varieties is to situate breeding programs in the environment of intended use, such as directly on organic farms, and in collaboration with organic farmers.

This model is a form of participatory plant breeding.Modern plant breeding only dates back about 50 years. The role of pollination and fertilization in the process of reproduction was not well understood even years ago, and it was not until the early part of the 20th century that the laws of genetic inheritance were applied toward the improvement of plants.