A reading list of books, journals and articles related to CSS issues
Aistara, G.A. (2011) Seeds of kin, kin of seeds: The commodification of organic seeds and social relations in Costa Rica and Latvia Ethnography, vol 12 no.4 490-517
Almekinders, C.J.M. & Louwaars, N.P. (2002) The Importance of the Farmers’ Seed Systems in a Functional National Seed Sector Journal of New Seeds, Volume 4, Issue 1-2, 2002
Almekinders, C.J.M. & Louwaars, N.P. (1999) Farmers’ seed production: new approaches and practices London, Intermediate Technology Publications.
Almekinders, C.J.M., Louwaars, N.P. & de Bruijn, G.H. (1993) Local seed systems and their importance for an improved seed supply in developing countries Euphytica 78: 207-216, 1994 Kluwer Academic Publishers. Netherlands.
Almekinders, C and Eschborn(GTZ), (2001) Management of crop genetic diversity at community level p17
Baran, M.J., Goodwin, C.W., Mack, E.K., Nguyen, K.A. and Park, L.S. (2011) Re-establishing the practice of farmer’s selection and saving their own seeds to promote adaptation to local micro-climates as well as disease and pest resistance Governer’s School for Agriculture, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA
Bonina, J., & Cantliffe, D.J. (2009) Seed Production and Seed Sources of Organic Vegetables University of Florida IFAS Extension. http://orange.ifas.ufl.edu/mg/mg_compendium/pdffiles/hs/hs22700.pdf
Cherfas, J., Fanton, M. & Fanton, J. (1996) The Seed Savers Handbook Grover Books, UK
Chin, H.F. (1994) Seed Banks: Conserving past for the future Seed Sci. and Tech., 22: 385-400.
DAFF. (2006) Country Report on the State of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, Ireland. Second Irish National Report on Conservation and Sustainable Utilisation of Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture. Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food. UNFAO. http://www.fao.org/docrep/013/i1500e/Ireland.pdf
Dillon, M., & Hubbard, K. (2011) State of Organic Seed Organic Seed Alliance (pdf)
Douglas, J.E. (1980) Successful seed programs: a planning and management guide
English, J. (2010) Organic Seed Production Maine Organic Farmers and Gardeners Association.
FAO, (1997) Quality Declared Seed Daya Publishing House, New Delhi
FAO, (2012) Second Global Plan of Action for Plant Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture Commission on Genetic Resources for Food and Agriculture, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, FAO, 2011
FAO, (2004) What is Agrobiodiversity, Building on Gender, Agrobiodiversity and Local Knowledge Gender and Development Service, Sustainable Development Department, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
Fanton, M. & Fanton, J. (2000) Seed Savers Handbook The Seed Savers’ Network, Australia
George, Raymond A.T., (2009) Vegetable Seed Production 3rd edition. CABInternational, Oxford UK.
Guillet, D.(2002) The Seeds of Kokopelli, A manual for the production of seeds in the family garden A directory of Heritage Seeds, Association Kokopelli, France
Hawtin, G.C. & Cherfas, J. (2003) Plant Genebanks: Food Security
Heistinger, A. (in association with Arche Noah & Pro Specie Rara). (2013) The Manual of Seed Saving, Harvesting, Storing, and Sowing Techniques for Vegetables, Herbs, and Fruits Timber Press, Incorporated. USA
Hicks, G.H. (1896) Seed control: its aims, methods, and benefits Boston, Rockwell and Churchill.
Jorde,S., Kroglund,A.P., Mulesa,T.H., Ortiz,R., Shresta,P., Torheim,B.B., Ulsrud,K & Wilhelmsen,A.(2011) Banking for the future: Savings, security and seeds. A short study of community seed banks in Bangladesh, Costa Rica, Ethiopia, Honduras, India, Nepal, Thailand, Zambia and Zimbabwe The Development Fund/Utviklingsfondet, Norway
Kareiva, P., Morris, W. and Jacobi, C. M. (1994) Studying and managing the risk of cross-fertilization between transgenic crops and wild relatives Molecular Ecology. Volume 3, Issue 1, pages 15–21, February 1994 – Article first published online: 14 APR 2008
Kerr, N.L. and Bruun, S.E. (1983) Dispensability of member effort and group motivation losses: Free-rider effects Journal of Personality and social Psychology, Vol 44(1), Jan 1983, 78-94
Klompmaker, H. (1999) Early Farmers in Europe
Kugbei, S. (2002) Seed Economics, Commercial Considerations for Enterprise Management in Developing Countries
International Centre for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas
Kulik, M.M. (1995) Chapter 5, Seed Quality and Microorganisms. Seed Quality, Basic Mechanisms and Agricultural Implications Basra A.S.(Ed). Food Products Press, The Haworth Press, Inc.
Lewis, V & Mulvany, P.M., (1997). A Typology of Community Seed Banks Natural Resources Institute, University of Greenwich & Intermediate Technology Development Group, Rugby, UK http://www.ukabc.org/communityseedbanks.pdf
McCormack, J.H. (2010) Isolation Distances for seed crops: an organic seed production manual for seed growers in the Mid-Atlantic and Southern U.S. (pdf) Jeffrey H. McCormack, Ph.D. Saving our Seeds www.savingourseeds.org Charlottesville, VA22911
McDonald, M.B. (1998) Seed quality assessment Seed Biology Program, Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, The Ohio State University, Columbus, USA
Mduruma. Z.O. (1999) Lessons, experiences and future challenges of community – based seed production in Tanzania Selian Agricultural Research Institute, Arusha, Tanzania. CIMMYT, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Navazio, J. (2012) The Organic Seed Grower: A Farmer’s Guide to Vegetable Seed Production Chelsea Green Publishing. USA
Navdanya. (2012) Seed Freedom, A Global Citizens Report. Navdanya, New Dehli http://www.navdanya.org/attachments/Seed%20Freedom_Revised_8-10-2012.pdf
Navdanya. (2012) You too can be a Seed Saver! A Guide to Seed Saving, Navdanya, New Dehli http://www.navdanya.org/attachments/seedkit.pdf
Reddy, R.C. Kumar, A.A. and Reddy, B.V.S. (2013) Chapter III: Community Seed System: Production and supply of sweet sorghum seeds Project title:Value Chain Model for bio-ethanol production from sweet sorghum in rainfed areas through collective action and partnership. International Crops Reseach Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics, Patancheru
Roht-Arriaza, N. (1996) Of Seeds and Shamans: The Appropriation of the Scientific and Technical Knowledge of Indigenous and Local Communities 17 Michigan Journal of International Law 919 1995-1996.
Seboka, B., and A. Deressa. (1999) Validating farmers’ indigenous social networks for local seed supply in central rift valley of Ethiopia The Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, Vol 6, issue 4.
Seedy Sunday. (2013) Seedy Sunday: community seed swap event and biodiversity campaign in Brighton and Hove [online] http://www.seedysunday.org/
Setimela, P.S., E. Monyo, and M. Bänziger (eds). (2004) Successful Community-Based Seed Production Strategies, Mexico D.F.: CIMMYT.
Shrestha, P., Sthapit, B., Upadhyay, Yadav, M. (2008) Community seed banks: experiences from Nepal In M.H. Thijssen, Z. Bishaw, A. Beshir and W.S. de Boef (eds.) Farmers’ seeds and varieties: supporting informal seed supply in Ethiopia. Wageningen International, Wageningen, pp. 103-108.
Shrestha P., Vernooy R. and Chaudhary P (eds) (2013) Community Seed Banks, Seed System Resilience and Food Security. Community Seed Banks in Nepal: Past, Present, Future Proceedings of a National Workshop, LI-BIRD/USC Canada Asia/Oxfam/The Development Fund/IFAD/Bioversity International, 14-15 June 2012, Pokhara, Nepal.
Shiva, V. (2000) Stolen Harvest: The Hijacking of the Global Food Supply Zed Books Ltd, London
Singh, P., (2001) Centres of diversity and gene banks. Essentials of Plant Breeding Kalyani Publishers Second Edition:39-47.
Soetomo, D. (1992) Sowing community seed banks in Indonesia. Growing diversity: genetic resources and local food security. 1992 pp. 30-37
Sperling, L. and Cooper H.D. (2004) Understanding seed systems and strengthening seed security: a background paper. Towards effective and sustainable seed relief activities Report of the Workshop on Effective and Sustainable Seed Relief Activities. Rome, 26-28 May 2003, FAO, Rome 2004
Steiner, P. (2013) Small-scale Organic Seed Production North Thompson Food Network . http://www.bcfoodactionnetwork.com/node/129
Sussex Community Seed Bank. (2013) http://sussexcommunityseedbank.com
Thompson, K. and Grime, J.P. (1979) Seasonal variation in seed banks of herbaceous species in ten contrasting habitats
J. Ecol., 67(1): 893-921
Tripp, R. (1997) New seed and old laws: regulatory reform and the diversification of national seed systems
Trust for Community Outreach and Education – TCOE. (2012) Report on the Implementation of Community Seed Banks, South Africa
Wheeler, R. (2010) How to Grow a Seed Collective, FarmFolk City Folk Food Action North Thompson, Canada. http://www.bcfoodactionnetwork.com/content/how-grow-seed-collective-robin-wheeler-1
Zinanga, F., Kasasa, P., Mbozi, H., Munzara-Chawira, A., Chakandra, R. (2009) The principle of community seed banking: a guide to germplasm conservation, restoration and utilization in marginalised communities of Southern Africa. CBDC Africa, Harare.