Table 1 Consolidated in situ gap analysis results for different crop types

From: Modeling of crop wild relative species identifies areas globally for in situ conservation

Crop type No. crops No. CWR No. CWR with no occurrences No. CWR with 1–9 occurrences No. CWR with >50% distribution loss in 2070 Average current protected area cover for CWR (%) Average loss of protected area cover for CWR in 2070 (%)
Berries 4 55 5 12 1 30.54 15.70
Beverage crops 5 69 26 21 3 25.56 24.98
Cereals 16 157 5 13 19 21.63 25.39
Citrus fruits 7 15 7 7 0 18.79 4.57
Fruit-bearing vegetables 10 42 3 11 2 17.60 23.23
Grapes 3 20 2 5 0 14.66 20.33
Leafy or stem vegetables 15 89 11 29 4 32.84 23.89
Leguminous crops 30 208 10 52 17 22.67 21.89
Nuts 8 73 8 29 3 24.06 19.98
Oilseed crops 11 81 7 11 4 22.50 19.47
Pome and stone fruits 10 128 19 42 3 24.27 21.97
Root, bulb, or tuberous vegetables 20 264 24 77 20 21.74 22.13
Spice crops 14 31 8 8 4 27.27 24.16
Sugar crops 2 20 1 5 2 30.27 31.37
Tropical and subtropical fruits 10 172 34 58 7 19.27 23.35
Other crops (e.g. fibres) 2 36 2 21 1 22.78 28.89