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Ex Situ Plant Conservation: Supporting Species Survival in the Wild

Series: The Science and Practice of Ecological Restoration

Edited By: Edward O Guerrant, Kayri Havens and Mike Maunder

533 pages, Tabs, figs

Shearwater Books

Paperback | Jan 2004 | #144061 | ISBN: 1559638753
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NHBS Price: £43.99 $56/€50 approx
Hardback | Dec 2004 | #145901 | ISBN: 1559638745
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About this book

Faced with an alarming rate of loss of biodiversity, one emerging strategy for protecting targeted species is the use of botanic gardens and zoos. This is the first book to address integrated plant conservation strategies and to examine the scientific, technical and strategic bases of the ex situ approach. It outlines the role, value and limits of ex situ conservation.

This volume adds much needed detail and guidance to the field of plant conservation and restoration.--Tracey Etwell"Natural Areas Journal" (01/02/2007)


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