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Plant Genebanks: Food Security

The issue-focused, peer-reviewed article shows how genebanks are like an insurance policy for the future of agriculture, for they: conserve the diversity of plant species, offer resources for breeding of hardier crop varieties, provide food solutions in times of disaster, and safeguard food supplies for future generations.

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Resource Type: Non-journal article
Audience Level: Middle school 6-8, High school lower division 9-10, High school upper division 11-12, Undergraduate lower division 13-14, Undergraduate upper division 15-16, Graduate, Profession (degree program), General public & informal education, Continuing education

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Authors and Editors: Geoffrey C. Hawtin and Jeremy Cherfas of International Plant Genetic Resources Institute
Publisher: AIBS
Format: text/html
Copyright and other restrictions: Yes
Cost: No

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