The All-Russia Institute of Plant Genetic Resources
boasts of having one of the most grandiose collections, which includes among other things the seeds of plants that are believed to have become extinct out in the wild.
It is able to protect intellectual property rights of our plant genetic resources
to use it optimally and sustainably.
With a growing population and dwindling land and water resources, there is an urgent need to understand the role and status of Plant Genetic Resources
for Food and Agriculture in Pakistan.
Valkonen, "Cryotherapy of shoot tips: a technique for pathogen eradication to produce healthy planting materials and prepare healthy plant genetic resources
for cryopreservation," Annals of Applied Biology, 2009, 154:35-63.
Earlier, the FAO session tackled ways on how to enhance the current multi-lateral system through the creation of one Global Information System on Plant Genetic Resources
According to the Laguna-based research hub, the move supports plans to set up a global data exchange system, dubbed Global Information System on Plant Genetic Resources
for Food and Agriculture.
He added that the conservancy programs of genetic resources and developing them have the attention of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries and the concerned authorities in the Sultanate, adding that the Sultanate hosted the activities of the Fifth Session of the Governing Body of the International Treaty on Plant Genetic Resources
for Food and Agriculture and the Ministerial Conference of the Near East and North Africa and Brazil, Indonesia, Italy, Norway and Spain during 2013, came out of the belief in the importance of genetic resources at the global level.
Their topics include human rights and the philosophical foundations of intellectual property, intellectual property in decisions of national constitutional courts in Europe, freedom of expression and the right to information: implications for copyright, the right to food and intellectual property protection for plant genetic resources
, and implementing intellectual property provisions in human rights instruments: toward a new social contract for protecting intangibles.
She also called for adopting an integratedapproach for ensuring sustainable maintaining of the plant genetic resources
of food and crops andthe animal genetic resources, combating deterioration of natural resources, monitoring andassessing the impacts of oil random refining, promoting bio-gas technologies andmanagement dust storms.
Summary: Dr Nadiya Al Saadi, Executive Director, Oman Animal and Plant Genetic Resources
Centre, talks about the potential of Oman's genetic diversity, inherent in its animals, plants, marine species and microorganism; and the various initiatives taken by the centre
Abu Dhabi Abu Dhabi will set up the Plant Genetic Resources
Centre that aims to document the genetic resources of UAE's bio-diverse plant species, and studying and conserving them.
Oman Animal and Plant Genetic Resources
Center (OAPGRC) has welcomed a top expert in genetic conservation to advise and provide guidance on the development and implementation of a national plant agrobiodiversity conservation strategy for the Sultanate.