News tagged with seed bank

Australia's new bush tucker seed bank

DEMAND for WA's native plant seeds is increasing for purposes ranging from revegetating former mine sites to high-end restaurants which use Aboriginal food plants in their cuisine.

dateApr 18, 2016 in Ecology
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Seeding plant diversity for future generations

(Phys.org) —The Millennium Seed Bank dries, freezes, stores and maintains seeds for future generations to enjoy and use. It aims to save seeds from all the wild plant species of the world and so far, since its founding ...

dateSep 18, 2014 in Ecology
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Protecting juniper from a berry uncertain future

Forest Research scientists have collected berries from juniper bushes across Great Britain as part of the UK National Tree Seed Project overseen by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The berries are sent to the Millennium Seed ...

dateDec 12, 2013 in Ecology
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