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Botanic Gardens and the World Conservation Strategy

David Bramwell

Botanic Gardens and the World Conservation Strategy

Proceedings of an International Conference 26-30 November 1985 Held at Las Palmas De Gran Canar

by David Bramwell

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Published by Academic Press .
Written in English


Edition Notes

ContributionsHugh Synge (Editor)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages367
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7325865M
ISBN 100121254623
ISBN 109780121254629


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The scope of the plant conservation problem worldwide. The IUCN/WWF Plants. World conservation strategy. Notes Conference on Botanic Gardens and the World Conservation Strategy, sponsored by IUCN, the Gobierno de Canarias, and the Cabildo Insular de Gran Canaria.

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Sessions covered topics such as implementing the botanic gardens conservation strategy, regional networks and national programs in the tropics, and germplasm banks in botanic Edition: 1.

Inhe was appointed administrator of the Trinity College Dublin Botanic Garden. Inhe moved to Kew to join IUCN, the International Union for the Conservation of Nature, where he helped to establish the international network organization for botanic gardens that became Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI).

World Plant Conservation Bibliography. Compiled by Royal Botanic Gardens Kew and Threatened Plants Unit, World Conservation Monitoring Centre.

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Keywords: Index seminum, Verzeichnis, Samen-Verzeichniss, University Botanic Gardens Ljubljana, Index plantarum Horti botanici, Botanični vrt Univerze v Ljubljani Introduction Seed exchange is an important ex situ and in situ conservation strategy.

Sending seeds of endangered plant species to other botanicFile Size: 8MB. My Chicago Botanic Garden colleagues Greg Mueller, Ph.D., and Kayri Havens-Young, Ph.D., also attended and presented their work (and we had a lot of fun, too).

Being relatively new to the field of plant conservation, I set as one of my Congress goals the memorization of international conservation acronyms. By addressing the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation (GSPC) goals and targets bythe IBGs have directly contributed to Targets 1 to 5, 7, 8, 10, 11, and 13 to 16 (Table 1), which are in line with the functions of botanic gardens stated not only in the Indonesian Presidential Decree No.

93 () but also in the Aichi Biodiversity : Didik Widyatmoko, Rosniati Apriani Risna. A Newsletter for the Botanic Gardens of Australia and New Zealand Issue no. 5 - April ISSN Editorial Botanic Gardens and the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation Few would argue about the need to conserve the world’s plant biodiversity.

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In the US, the National Seed Strategy for Restoration and Rehabilitation is providing an important mechanism to engage botanic gardens in the production of plant materials for ecological restoration. The Strategy was launched in to ensure the availability of genetically appropriate seed to restore viable and productive plant communities and .