Banking on Seeds to Avert Extinction

Schwartz, Anne; Braasch, Gary
January 1988
Audubon;Jan1988, Vol. 90 Issue 1, p22
Focuses on the utilization of a seed bank for the preservation of arrowleaf thelypody located at moist places in Eastern Oregon. Cow grazing, lack of rainfall and the near-extinction of the mustard relative; Number of plant species and varieties native to the United States that are near extinction; Protective measures implemented in botanical gardens.


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