The Bulgarian Biodiversity Portal is a part of the global information exchange network established by the Convention on Biodiversity (Clearing House Mechanism - CHM). Its purpose is to offer directly or provide links to the information on biodiversity you need.
Preservation of species in their natural environment.
Life cycle of a single organism; biological development of the individual.
Plants that are pollinated by physical or biological agents (e g, wind, insects) and without human intervention or control.
The value of the best alternative use of a resource. This consists of the maximum value of other outputs we could and would have produced had we not used the resource to produce the item in question.
The potential value of the resource for future (direct or indirect) use.
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)
Comprises (1999) Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Republic of Korea, Luxembourg, Mexico, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, the UK and the USA.
Seed that are able to withstand the reductions in moisture - levels between 4 and 6 percent, storage for long periods at reduced temperatures and under low humidity, and remain viable.
An organism that produces more of the desired enzyme or compound than normal.