TITLE

science matters

AUTHOR(S)
Jorg, Brian F.
PUB. DATE
February 2011
SOURCE
Horticulture;Feb/Mar2011, Vol. 108 Issue 2, p20
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers information on the Conservation and Research of Endangered Wildlife (CREW) facility at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden in Ohio. Scientists at this facility use new technology to propagate endangered plants and animals and accomplish breakthroughs to fight extinction. They use a method, called tissue culture, to propagate plant tissues in the laboratory. They also created a genome resource bank called the Frozen Garden, an extension of the traditional seed bank.
ACCESSION #
57296084

 

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