Germplasm Repositories for Plants
From the simple “system” of pre-1898, the program for plant germplasm preservation in the United States evolved into the regional station network of the 1940s and added a higher level of security with the establishment of the National Seed Storage Laboratory in the 1950s, and the inclusion of clonally propagated material at ten repositories established in the 1980s.
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