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Description:

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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  • Education > General

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    Keywords:

    Genomics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20090721035856747T,NSDL,Article,Conservation Biology,Learn,Learner,High school upper division 11-12,Environmental Sciences,Taxonomy & Classification,Social Sciences,General public & informal education,Middle school 6-8,Profession (degree program),Botany & Plant Science,Research,High school lower division 9-10,Nutrition & Food Sciences,Life Science,Non-journal article,Teach,Teacher,Cryobiology,Biodiversity,NSDL_SetSpec_BEN,Education,Undergraduate lower division 13-14,Biotechnology,Evolutionary Biology,Graduate,Ecology,Ecology, Forestry and Agriculture,Reference Material,Undergraduate upper division 15-16,Continuing education,Geography,Technology,Geoscience,Agriculture & Aquaculture,Genetics & Heredity

    Language:

    English

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