TITLE

The effectiveness of botanic garden collections in supporting plant conservation: a European case study

AUTHOR(S)
Maunder, Mike; Higgens, Sarah; Culham, Alastair
PUB. DATE
March 2001
SOURCE
Biodiversity & Conservation;Mar2001, Vol. 10 Issue 3, p383
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Studies the effectiveness of collections of threatened plant species housed in European botanic gardens in supporting plant species conservation. Number of endangered plant species being cultivated in these gardens; Factor responsible for a decreased conservation value of many of these collections; Importance of utilizing scientific horticulture and public display and interpretation for European botanic gardens.
ACCESSION #
9573922

 

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