TITLE

Seed banks: ex situ is not out of place

AUTHOR(S)
Linington, Simon H.; Tenner, Clare; Smith, Roger D.
PUB. DATE
October 2003
SOURCE
Biologist;Oct2003, Vol. 50 Issue 5, p202
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Provides details of soil seed banks, which helps ensure that plant diversity is available for long term use in development or habitat restoration. Outline of the main seed banking procedures; Impact of crop genetic erosion on the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) which catalysed urgent conservation; Details of the FAO survey on the world's crop genetic conservation method.
ACCESSION #
11235382

 

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