Present: The Resource Potential of Existing Living Plant Collections

  • John B. Simmons
Part of the NATO Conference Series book series (NATOCS, volume 1)


In principle, it is generally agreed that the creation of ecosystem reserves offers the best means of conserving threatened floral regions, but unfortunately in practice this does not at present reduce the need for the preservation and rescue of a great number of plant species with natural world populations that have declined to an inadequate survival level and for which properly protected reserves will come too late.


Botanic Garden Endangered Plant Survival Capacity Introduce Plant Wound Healing Capacity 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1976

Authors and Affiliations

  • John B. Simmons
    • 1
  1. 1.Royal Botanic GardensKewEngland

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