Staff Profile:Professor Emeritus Vernon Heywood

Name:
Professor Vernon Heywood
Job Title:
Emeritus Professor, Harborne Building
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Areas of Interest:

Research Interests:
Taxonomy and systematics, especially of the Mediterranean BasinConservation, especially of genetic resources of wild speciesConservation of plant wild relatives Medicinal and aromatic plants

Collaborative Links:
International Council for Medicinal and Aromatic Plants (President) http://www.icmap.org Third World Congress on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants for Human Welfare (WOCMAP-III) http://www.biology.science.cmu.ac.th/wocmap3/ MEDUSA Network for the Identification, Conservation and Sustainable Use of Useful Wild Plants of the Mediterranean Region, co-financed by EU DG1/1B and CIHEAM/MAICh. http://medusa.maich.gr/

Current Research Projects:
Conservation and sustainable use of medicinal and aromatic plants. Conservation of wild relatives of crops (UNEP/GEF)Euro+Med PlantBase. In situ conservation of wild species used by humans (UNEP/GEF)

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Vernon Heywood's Wikipedia page
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2011

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Heywood, V. Modern approaches to floristics and their impact on the region of SW Asia. Turkish Jour Bot, 28, 2004, 7-16.

Heywood, V. A monumental Atlas and Red Book of Spanish Plants. Plant Talk, 36, 2004, 39-40.

Heywood, V. Red Book for Colombia - first steps on a long journey. Plant Talk, 36, 2004, 40-41.

Heywood, V. Els meus primers viatges per Espanya. In: Mètode, Universitat de València, 2004, 37-44.

Heywood, V. Els meus primers viatges per Espanya. In: Domínguez, M. (ed.) Manuel Costa: Vida y Paisatge, Valencia: Universitat de València, 2004, 47-60.

Heywood, V. National initiatives in taxonomy. In: Actes, Premier Atelier International de NAFRINET-Maroc, Institut Scientifique, Rabat, 23-24 Octobre 2003, 2004, 5-11.

Heywood, V.H. The biodiversity crisis and global change. In: 100 Jahre in Berlin-Dahlem - International Scientific Symposium - Botanic Gardens: Awareness for Biodiversity, Programme and Abstracts: Botanic Garden and Botanical Museum Berlin-Dahlem, 2004, 18.

Heywood, V. Meeting the demands for taxonomic information from users in conservation and genetic resources. Phytologia Balcanica, 93, 2004, 425-434.

Heywood, V.H. Invasives. In: Prance, G. and Nesbitt, M. (eds.) The Cultural History of Plants: Routledge/Taylor & Francis Ltd, 2004, 377-386.

Heywood, V.H. Conservation strategies, plant breeding, wild species and land races. In: Ammann, K. Jacot, Y. and Braun, R. (eds), Methods for Risk Assessment of Transgenic Plants IV. Biodiversity and Biotechnology, Birkhäuser Verlag Basel/Switzerland, 2003, 143-159.

Heywood, V.H. Message from the Congress President. The 3rd World Congress on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants for Human Welfare. From Biodiversity through Science and Technology to Sustainable Use. 3-7 February 2003, Chiang Mai, Thailand. Abstract Book, Chiang Mai, 2003, 3.

Heywood, V.H. Sustainable use of medicinal plants for people, trade and industry. The 3rd World Congress on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants for Human Welfare. From Biodiversity through Science and Technology to Sustainable Use. 3-7 February 2003, Chiang Mai, Thailand. Abstract Book, Chiang Mai, 2003, 10-11.

Heywood, V.H. Conservation and sustainable use of wild species as sources of new ornamentals. In: Düzyaman, E. and Tüzel, Y. (eds), Proceedings of the International Symposium on Sustainable Use of Plant Biodiversity to Promote New Opportunities for Horticultural Production Development, Acta Horticulturae, 598, 2003, 43-53.

Heywood, V.H. Personal view. Red Listing - too clever by half? Plant Talk, 31, 2003, 5.

Heywood, V.H. The future of floristics in the Mediterranean Region. Israel Journal of Plant Sciences, 50, 2003, S-5-S-13.

Heywood, V.H. Mediterranean Plant Collections: needs and options. Setting the scene: what we have inherited. Bocconea, 16(1), 2003, 283-287.

Heywood, V.H. The jewel in the crown. Review of G. Blamca and coll., Flora Amenazada y Endémica de Sierra Nevada, 2002, Editorial Universidad de Granada. Plant Talk, 32, 2003, 42-43.

Heywood, V.H. Island ecosystems - priorities for conservation? II Symposium of Island Ecosystems, 5-9 October 2003, Funchal, Madeira, Portugal, Centre for Macaronesian Studies, 2003, 24.

Heywood, V.H. Présentation/Presentation. In: Valdés, B., Rejdali, M., Achal El Kadmiri, A., Jury, S.L. Montserrat, J.M., Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Nord du Maroc, Incluant des Clés d'Identification. Checklist of Vascular Plants of N Morocco with Identification Keys, CSIC, Madrid, 2002, 1-4.

Heywood, V.H. William Thomas, CBE VMH (1911-2001) -- an appreciation. Archives of Natural History, 29, 2002, 129-143.

Heywood, V.H. Desarollo de la botánica en los últimos años y su contribución a las ciencias ambientales y la conservación de los recursos naturales. In: Hernández Tristan, R., Corral Mora, L., and Infante García-Pantaleón, F. (eds), 50 Años de Biología en España. Conferencia Española de Decanos de Biología, 2002, 69-81.

Heywood, V.H. Medicinal and aromatic plants in south-east Europe: conserving the resource base. In: 2nd Conference on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Southeast European Countries, Chalkidiki, Greece, 29 September - 3 October 2002, Book of Abstracts. Association for the Medicinal and Aromatic Plants of Southeast European Countries & University of Athens School of Pharmacy, Athens, 2002, 6-7.

Heywood, V.H. From Biodiversity to New Drugs: Potential and Problems. Conservation and Sustainable Use. In: XIV World Congress of Pharmacology: Meeting Abstracts. Pharmacologist, 44(2) Supplement 1, 2002, A 205.

Heywood, V.H. The Conservation of Genetic and Chemical Diversity in Medicinal and Aromatic Plants. Chapter 2 in: B. Sener, Biomolecular Aspects of Biodiversity and Innovative Utilization, Proceedings of the 3rd IUPAC International Conference on Biodiversity (ICOB-3), November 3-8, 2001, Antalya, Turkey, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2002.

Heywood, V.H. The future of botanic gardens - challenges and conflicts. In: Jardins Botânicos. Que perspectivo para o futuro? Actas VII Simpósio da Associação Ibero-Macaronésica de Jardins Botânicos. 24 a 26 Jilho 2002, Auditorio da Lagao Branca, Tapada da Ajuda, Lisboa, Instituto Superior de Agronomia, Lisboa, 2000,11-21.

Heywood, V.H. Consequences for biodiversity of global change: an overview. ICSEB VI "Biodiversity in the Information Age"Abstracts, Patras, 2002, 37.

Heywood, V.H. Meeting the demands of conservation, genetic resources and environmental legislation for taxonomic information. ICSEB VI "Biodiversity in the Information Age"Abstracts, Patras, 2002, 95.

Heywood,V.H. Management and sustainability of the resource base for medicinal plants. In: Proceedings of the Symposium on Medicinal Utilisation of Wild Species - Challenge for Man and Nature in the New Millennium. WWF Deutschland/TRAFFIC Europe-Germany, Frankfurt/Main. 31-47, 2001.

Heywood,V.H. Current status of terrestrial biodiversity. Pp. 21-41 in Biodiversity 2000 Kuching. Proceedings of International Conference on Prudent Biodiversity Management and Sustainable Development. The Sarawak Biodiversity Centre,Kuching. 2001.

Heywoood, V.H. Assessment, conservation and sustainabikity of the plant diversity of the Balkan Peninsula. In: Özhatay, N. (ed.) Plants of the Balkan Peninsula: into the next millennium vol. I, 1-12, 2001.

Heywood, V.H. Floristics and monography-an uncertain future? Taxon, 50, 361-380.

Heywood, V.H. International co-operation and strategies for biodiversity conservation. In: Biodiversità: monitoraggio e indicatori ambientali. Atti del Seminario CTN-CON Centro tematico Nazionale Conservazione della Natura. 22-23 ottobre 2001, 3-6, CTN_CON, Aosta.

Heywood, V.H. The importance of partnerships in maintaining the diversity of medicinal and aromatic plants. In: World Conference on Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, 8-11 July 2001, Budapest. Abstracts p.7, 2001, Budapest.

Heywood, V.H. The conservation of genetic and chemical diversity in medicinal and aromatic plants. 3rd IUPAC International Conference on Biodiversity (ICOB-3), Antalya, 3-8, 2001. Abstracts p. 41, 2001.

Heywood, V.H. Strategies for plant genetic resource conservation - a reappraisal. In: Botanic Gardens and their commitment to society in the third millennium. 12th International Conference of the International Association of Botanic Gardens, p.18, 2001, Cordoba.

Heywood, V.H. and Iriondo, J.M. Plant conservation: old problems, new perspectives. In: Iriondo, J.M. and Heywood, V.H. (eds) Plant Conservation Biology: Emerging tools and strategies. Biolgical Conservation, 2, 113, 2003, 321-335.

Heywood, V.H. and Valdés, B. Glossary. In: Valdés, B., Rejdali, M., Achal El Kadmiri, A., Jury, S.L. Montserrat, J.M., Catalogue des Plantes Vasculaires du Nord du Maroc, Incluant des Clés d'Identification. Checklist of Vascular Plants of N Morocco with Identification Keys, CSIC, Madrid, 2002, 913-923.

Heywood, V.H. and Iriondo, J.M. Plant conservation: old problems, new perspectives. In: Iriondo, J.M. and Heywood, V.H. (eds) Plant Conservation Biology: Emerging tools and strategies. Biolgical Conservation, No. 2, 113, 2003, 321-335.

Iriondo, J.M. and Heywood, V.H. (eds) Plant Conservation Biology: Emerging tools and strategies. Biological Conservation, 3, 113, 2003, 321-431.

Skoula, M., Rakiz, Z., Boretos, N., Heywood, V.H. and Johnson, C.B. The MEDUSA Information System: a tool for the identification, conservation and sustsianable use of Mediterranean plant diversity. ICSEB VI "Biodiversity in the Information Age"Abstracts, Patras, 2002, 62.

Professor Vernon Heywood

Contact Details

Email:
v.h.heywood@reading.ac.uk
Telephone:
+44 (0) 118 378 8166

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