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Paragraphs in "International Treaty On Plant Genetic Resources For Food And Agriculture" coded as DEFN

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Art.2 Article 2 - Use of terms
Art.2.1x For the purpose of this Treaty, the following terms shall have the meanings hereunder assigned to them. These definitions are not intended to cover trade in commodities:
Art.2.2x In situ conservation means the conservation of ecosystems and natural habitats and the maintenance and recovery of viable populations of species in their natural surroundings and, in the case of domesticated or cultivated plant species, in the surroundings where they have developed their distinctive properties.
Art.2.3x Ex situ conservation means the conservation of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture outside their natural habitat.
Art.2.4x Plant genetic resources for food and agriculture means any genetic material of plant origin of actual or potential value for food and agriculture.
Art.2.5x Genetic material means any material of plant origin, including reproductive and vegetative propagating material, containing functional units of heredity.
Art.2.6x Variety means a plant grouping, within a single botanical taxon of the lowest known rank, defined by the reproducible expression of its distinguishing and other genetic characteristics.
Art.2.7x Ex situ collection means a collection of plant genetic resources for food and agriculture maintained outside their natural habitat.
Art.2.8x Centre of origin means a geographical area where a plant species, either domesticated or wild, first developed its distinctive properties.
Art.2.9x Centre of crop diversity means a geographic area containing a high level of genetic diversity for crop species in in situ conditions.