The Mexican Oak National Collection

Rodríguez-Acosta, Maricela
December 1999
International Oaks;Dec1999, Issue 9, p166
Academic Journal
The article focuses on Mexico's national oak collection. In 1995, the Mexican Association of Botanic Gardens established the National Plant Collections as their contribution to the conservation efforts of the Mexican government. It led to the creation of the Mexican Oak Collection started by the Louise Wardle de Camacho Botanic Garden. Two years of work have resulted to the identification of 90 different Quercus species and hybrids. The author highlights various activities to improve the development of the National Mexican Oak Collection.


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