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Cryopreservation of Woody Species

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Part of the Forestry Sciences book series (FOSC, volume 24-26)

Abstract

The irretrievable loss of the naturally occurring germplasm is a problem of great concern to tree breeders. Many countries are facing serious gene pool losses in populations of some valuable tree species (4). With increasing world demand for forest products and continuing deforestation, the conservation of genetic resources has become an urgent issue. The preservation of available germplasm for use in future tree improvement is imperative.

Keywords

Zygotic Embryo Slow Freezing Acer Pseudoplatanus Successful Cryopreservation Cryogenic Storage 
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