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National Laboratory for Genetic Resources Preservation. Scientist at the National Laboratory for Genetic Resources Preservation, Fort Collins, Colorado, USA, examining germinated fern spores that had been stored for 10 years stored at -195 degrees Celsius to see how many survived. This centre conserves genetic resources of crops and animals important to US agriculture and landscapes. Genetic resources from this collection are used for the conservation of biological diversity and utilisation of genetic resources for economic and environmental sustainability.
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