Table of Contents

aContents; Preface; Contributors; Acknowledgements; 1 Introduction: The Integration of PGR Conservation with Protected Area Management; 2 Genetic Reserve Location and Design; 3 Genetic Reserve Management; 4 Plant Population Monitoring Methodologies for the In Situ Genetic Conservation of CWR; 5 Population and Habitat Recovery Techniques for the In Situ Conservation of Plant Genetic Diversity; 6 Complementing In Situ Conservation with Ex Situ Measures; 7 Final Considerations for the In Situ Conservation of Plant Genetic Diversity; Index aConservation in protected areas has focused on preserving biodiversity of ecosystems, whereas conserving the genetic diversity contained within species has historically been ignored. This book presents a set of management guidelines that can be used for the conservation of plant genetic diversity of crop wild relatives in protected areas.