TITLE

Russians starved to save seed bank

PUB. DATE
May 1992
SOURCE
New Scientist;5/2/92, Vol. 134 Issue 1819, p9
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reveals a story from the journal `Diversity' on the many scientists from Russia's Vavilov Institute of Plant Industry who starved to death during the Second World War rather than eat seeds preserved there. Number of scientists who perished; Number of seeds; Boris Yeltsin has promised to continue support of the institute.
ACCESSION #
9206011125

 

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