Crop diversity

March 1992
New Scientist;3/14/92, Vol. 133 Issue 1812, p15
Reports that heads of Europe's leading seed banks have joined forces with some of their most vocal critics to propose a strategy for conserving genetic diversity of crop plants in Europe. Groups involved; What the strategy states.


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