Exceptional Species Curation
Good news! All videos from our CPC 2019 Meeting are available for viewing on the PI portal, and will be moved to Plant Nucleus during our next phase of development (soon!). Here is Daniels Ballesteros's keynote about cryopreservation: https://vimeo.com/337576383/37221bd923
posted by Katie Heineman on Thursday, May 23, 2019 - 9:07am
Cylindropuntia californica var californica is a rare cactus that rarely produces viable seed. How many cuttings from individuals from a small population of approximately 30 would be needed to create a living conservation collection?
posted by Stacy Anderson on Thursday, April 25, 2019 - 1:25pm
For California Plant Rescue, we are conducting a gap analysis of the conservation collections of California native plants by compiling the "living collections" and seed accessions of six botanic gardens. There are a few instances where living collections clearly represent intentional, population level conservation collections at a single institution.
posted by Katie Heineman on Friday, April 19, 2019 - 12:08pm