Plant genetic resources: needs, rights, and opportunities

C. Roa, R.S. Hamilton, P. Wenzl, W. Powell*

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Technological advances allow us to tap into genetic resources to address food and nutritional security in the face of population growth, urbanization, climate change, and environmental degradation. It is vital, particularly for developing countries, to ensure that the policy framework regulating access and use of genetic resources keeps pace with technological developments.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)633-636
Number of pages4
JournalTrends in Plant Science
Issue number8
Early online date12 Jul 2016
Publication statusPrint publication - Aug 2016

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  • Genetic resources
  • Genomics
  • Information
  • Nagoya Protocol
  • Policy
  • Plant Treaty


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