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gene bank

[′jēn ‚baŋk]
(genetics)
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To find barley with natural resistance to the destructive mst, ARS researchers at Aberdeen, Idaho, have meticulously screened hundreds of plants from the nation's barley gene bank at Aberdeen and elsewhere.
The Dh23-million gene bank will hold details of the 629 known plant species in the UAE.
DOHA Qatar is planning to set up a national gene bank for storing and conserving plant and animal genetic resources.
Therefore, we decided to establish a seed gene bank in Turkey.
The nation's biggest gene bank, located in Fort Collins, Colo., holds duplicates of seeds kept in all the other U.S.
Defra's investment in Warwick HRI, at Wellesbourne, includes pounds 36.2 million over eight years for research and development, and a further pounds 1.3 million over five years to maintain the vegetable gene bank at Wellesbourne.
They and others escaped but many breeds came within a whisker of extinction,prompting the setting up of the RBST Heritage Gene Bank to preserve and rebuild Britain's rare sheep breeds after the crisis.
A Warwickshire-based charity is to kickstart its plans this autumn to create a gene bank of rare sheep as part of an extensive conservation programme to protect native farm animals.
He also sends seed to gene bank partners at the International Livestock Research institute in Africa and Columbia's international Centre of Tropical Agriculture in Columbia.
IRRI maintains the International Rice Gene Bank containing over 109,000 types of rice, yet relatively few have been used in breeding programs.
Cash raised will go to the Rare Breeds National Regeneration Appeal, which aims to raise pounds 2.5million to establish a rare breed gene bank. To support the dive, ring 024 7669 8761.