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biodiversity

the variety of plant and animal life in a particular area. Environmentalists have expressed concern about the extent to which ECONOMIC GROWTH, in particular modern methods of farming, forestry and manufacturing, has reduced biodiversity, with some plant and animal species becoming rare or extinct. See POLLUTION.
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5) Bioversity International, Parc Scientifique Agropolis II, 34397 Montpellier, France
Ramon Lastra, Director del IPGRI Americas/ Bioversity en el periodo de ejecucion del trabajo; al Dr.
The team from the university in Gibbet Hill Road, Gibbet Hill, Coventry, gave a talk about their work at Bioversity 2008, a national university biotechnology conference.
The findings will be presented at the national university technology showcase event, Bioversity.
of Birmingham, UK; two are with Bioversity International, Rome, Italy; and one is with the U.
Dicho banco esta registrado en el Directorio de Colecciones de Germoplasma en America Latina y el Caribe, editado por Bioversity International (Knudsen 2000), que es el instituto internacional mas importante en lo referente a la conservacion de los recursos vegetales del planeta.
then the Regional Coordinator for Asia Pacific of Bioversity International, has become the darling of smallhold as well as big time growers in Mindanao.
2) Bioversity International Forest Genetic Resources Programme Via dei Tre Denari, 472/a 00057 Maccarese, Rome, Italy
Na caracterizacao agro morfologica, os dados sao coletados atraves do uso de descritores que para varias especies de interesse economico foram compilados e publicados pelo International Plant Genetic Resources Institute (IPGRI), atualmente Bioversity International.
A better system to keep track of germplasm information will soon be available worldwide, thanks to a partnership between ARS, the Global Crop Diversity Trust, and Bioversity International (a CGIAR center).
Los autores agradecen a FONTAGRO por su apoyo financiero (codigo LOAINIBAP2005/13) y a todo el personal tecnico-cientifico que participo en el proyecto "Innovaciones tecnologicas para el manejo y mejoramiento de la calidad y salud de suelos bananeros de America Latina y el Caribe", a Bioversity International (antes INIBAP), Universidad de Costa Rica, por la colaboracion de su personal de la Facultad de Matematicas, al Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Agricolas (INIA) y a la Facultad de Agronomia, Universidad Central de Venezuela, por su apoyo y, finalmente, a los protagonistas de este trabajo, los productores de la zona Sur del Lago (Trujillo) y de Aragua (Santa Cruz) por su apoyo y confianza.