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Crop Wild Relatives and Land Races: the Sky Islands of Southwest North American Agriculture

Greene , Stephanie L [1], Khoury, Colin [2], Kates, Heather [3], Riordan, Erin [4], Carver, Daniel [5], Nabhan, Gary [6].

The Southwest is Home to a Wealth of Wild Crop Relatives.

This presentation will provide an overview of the various native crop wild relatives that call the southwest home. More detail will be spent on details of gap analysis to better understand conservation needs of native cucurbit and capsicum species in the region.  


1 - USDA, Agricultural Research Service, 1111 South Mason St, Fort Collins, Colorado, 80521, United States
2 - USDA, ARS, 1111 South Mason St, Fort Collins, Colorado, 80521, United States
3 - University Of Florida, Florida Museum Of Natural History, Dickinson Hall, Gainesville, FL, 32611, United States
4 - The Southwest Center, 1401 E First Street, Tucson, AZ, 85719-4561, USA
5 - Colorado State University, Natural Resource Ecology Laboratory, 1902 Mackinac St, Fort Collins, CO, 80523, United States
6 - The Southwest Center, 1401 E First Street, Tucson, AZ, 85719-4561, United States

Keywords:
crop wild relative
Capsicum
Cucurbita
genetic resource
Pepper
Southwest.

Presentation Type: Symposium Presentation
Number: 0008
Abstract ID:818
Candidate for Awards:None


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