luni, 28 februarie 2011

Rare, Unique Seeds Arrive at Svalbard Vault, as Crises Threaten World Crop Collections

- ScienceDaily (Feb. 25, 2011) — The Svalbard Global Seed Vault (SGSV) celebrated its third anniversary February 24 with the arrival of seeds for rare lima beans, blight-resistant cantaloupe, and progenitors of antioxidant-rich red tomatoes from Peru and the Galapagos Islands. The arrival of these collections, including many drought- and flood-resistant varieties, comes at a time when natural and human-made risks to agriculture have reinforced the critical need to secure all the world's food crop varieties. Full story:

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