The price of conserving agricultural biodiversity

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The authors acknowledge the support of the CGIAR's System-wide Genetic Resources Programme (SGRP), in-kind contributions from various CGIAR Centers, and additional support from the Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) and International Food Policy Research Institute. We are grateful to Bent Skovmand, Suketoshi Taba, Jan Valkoun, Mike Jackson, Kameswara Rao, Paula Bramel, and Daniel Debouck for their help in conducting these studies, and Samy Gaiji, Tony Simons, Jean Hanson, Willy Roca, Robert Guei, Quat Ng, Suzanne Sharrock, Jane Toll, and Geoffrey Hawtin for providing additional data and comments.

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Koo, B., Pardey, P. & Wright, B. The price of conserving agricultural biodiversity. Nat Biotechnol 21, 126–128 (2003).

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