The Use of Records Systems in the Planning of Botanic Garden Collections
the range of climates available (ie the climate of the site and the provision of glasshouses, etc.);
the size and efficacy of the staff involved in maintenance;
the nature of the material available; whether from expeditions, the trade, or exchange between gardens;
the ease of propagation of the material available (selection by ease of propagation being a major influence on what material is widely exchanged between gardens); and
the purpose(s) served by the garden: amenity, research, education and conservation, or any combination from among these four.
KeywordsRecord System Botanic Garden Domestic Garden Rain Forest Tree Staff Expertise
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