[PCA] NEWS: Bank on seeds - the world's buffer

Olivia Kwong plant at plantconservation.org
Thu Oct 15 15:22:48 CDT 2009


Bank on seeds - the world's buffer
Steve Hopper

Conserving genetic diversity in botanic gardens and seed banks is a 
sensible and practical precaution for an uncertain future, says Steve 
Hopper. With species loss at an unnatural high and with climate change 
threatening many ecosystems, he argues that the need to invest in these 
facilities has never been greater.

See the link above for the full text of the opinion article.

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