Crop Wild Relatives of the United States

a blog about their conservation and use


Related Publications

Castañeda-Álvarez NP, Khoury CK, Achicanoy H, Bernau V, Dempewolf H, Eastwood RJ, Guarino L, Harker RH, Jarvis A, Maxted N, Mueller JV, Ramírez-Villegas J, Sosa CC, Struik PC, Vincent H, and Toll J (2016) Global conservation priorities for crop wild relatives. Nature Plants 2(4): 16022.

Castañeda-Álvarez NP, de Haan S, Juarez H, Khoury CK, Achicanoy H, Sosa CC, Bernau V, Salas A, Heider B, Simon R, Maxted N, and Spooner DM (2015) Ex situ conservation priorities for the wild relatives of potato (Solanum L. section Petota). PLoS One 10(4): e0122599.

Kantar MB, Sosa CC, Khoury CK, Castañeda-Álvarez NP, Achicanoy HA, Bernau V, Kane N, Marek L, Sieler G, and Rieseberg LH (2015) Ecogeography and utility to plant breeding of the crop wild relatives of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.). Frontiers in Plant Science 6: 841.

Khoury CK, Heider B, Castañeda-Álvarez NP, Achicanoy HA, Sosa CC, Miller RE, Scotland RW, Wood JRI, Rossel G, Eserman LA, Jarret RL, Yencho GC, Bernau V, Juarez H, Sotelo S, de Haan S, and Struik PC (2015) Distributions, ex situ conservation priorities, and genetic resource potential of crop wild relatives of sweetpotato [Ipomoea batatas (L.) Lam., I. series Batatas]. Frontiers in Plant Science 6: 251.

Khoury CK, Dempewolf H, and Castañeda Álvarez NP (2014) Wild Relatives. The Scientist. June 2014.

Dempewolf H, Eastwood RJ, Guarino L, Khoury CK, Müller JV, and Toll J (2014) Adapting agriculture to climate change: a global initiative to collect, conserve and use crop wild relatives. Agroecology and Sustainable Food Systems 38(4):369-377.

Cobben MMP, van Treuren R, Castañeda Álvarez NP, Khoury CK, Kik C, and van Hintum TJL (2014) Robustness and accuracy of Maxent niche modelling for Lactuca species distributions in light of collecting expeditions. Plant Genetic Resources: Characterization and Utilization. doi: 10.1017/S1479262114000847.

Khoury CK, Greene S, Wiersema J, Maxted N, Jarvis A, and Struik P (2013) An Inventory of Crop Wild Relatives of the United States. Crop Sci. 53(4): 1496.

Ramírez-Villegas J, Khoury C, Jarvis A, Debouck DG, and Guarino L (2010) A Gap Analysis Methodology for Collecting Crop Genepools: A Case Study with Phaseolus Beans. PLoS One 5(10): e13497.


Related Presentations

U.S. Crop wild relatives gap analysis project: the next few years. Presentation to the USDA ARS Plant Germplasm Operations Committee, Fort Collins, 2016. 

Conservation Priorities for Tree Crop Wild Relatives in the United States. Presentation to the Gene Conservation of Tree Species – Banking on the Future Conference, Chicago, 2016  

Interdependence among countries in plant genetic resources and crop wild relatives of the United States. Presentation to the National Genetic Resources Advisory Council (NGRAC), Griffin, 2016 

Conserving crop wild relatives in the United States. Presentation to the Plant Conservation Alliance, Washington D.C., 2016 

Partnering on crop wild relative research at three scales: commonalities for success. Presentation at the Symposium: Conserving and Using Crop Wild Relatives: Partnering for Success. ASA, CSSA, SSSA Annual Meetings, Minneapolis, 2015 

The conservation and use of crop genetic resources for food security. PhD thesis presentation, Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands, 2015 

Sunflower crop wild relatives poster ASA/CSSA/SSSA Annual Meetings, Long Beach, 2014 

CWR U.S. presentation ASA/CSSA/SSSA Annual Meetings, Tampa, 2013

CWR U.S. presentation, 2013

CWR U.S. presentation PGOC meeting, 2012

CWR U.S. presentation C8 meeting 

CWR U.S. poster Botany Conference, St. Louis, 2011

CWR U.S. Fruit and Nut Presentation

CWR global and U.S. presentation, Wageningen, Netherlands, 2011

CWR U.S. presentation PGOC meeting, 2011

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