Global Crop Diversity Trust

Global Crop Diversity Trust is an independent international organization which exists to ensure the conservation and availability of crop diversity for food security worldwide. It was established through a partnership between the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the Consultative Group on International Agricultural Research (CGIAR) acting through Bioversity International.

Read more about Global Crop Diversity Trust:  Overview, Management, Grants, Svalbard Global Seed Vault

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Cary Fowler - Global Crop Diversity Trust
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Global Crop Diversity Trust - Svalbard Global Seed Vault
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Crop Diversity
... Crop diversity is the variance in genetic and phenotypic characteristics of plants used in agriculture ... Crops may vary in seed size, branching pattern, in height, flower color, fruiting time, or flavor ... nutritional qualities, preparation and cooking techniques, and of course how a crop tastes ...
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