Genetic Factors to be Considered in Maintaining Living Plant Collections
To keep the populations concerned as far as possible under the same conditions as they grow in their natural environment so as to allow them to follow the same lines of evolution as in nature; this may be called conservation.
To keep the populations at the stage of evolution at which they were taken from nature; this may be called preservation.
KeywordsPollen Tube Sexual Reproduction Breeding System Plant Collection Sterility Gene
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