Vernooy, R., Shrestha, P., and Sthapit, B. (eds) (2015). Community seed banks: origins, evolution and prospects. Issues in Agricultural Biodiversity. London (UK): Routledge 270 p. ISBN: 978-0-415-70806-0

Community seed banks first appeared towards the end of the 1980s, established with the support of international and national non-governmental organizations. This book is the first to provide a global review of their development and includes a wide range of case studies.