Using a Zoo-based Approach to Botanic Garden ex situ Plant Conservation
The Chicago Botanic Garden and partners recently published an article in Conservation Biology, focused on using the zoo model for ex situ conservation to manage long-term ex situ populations of exceptional plant species at botanic gardens. This work is part of a National Leadership Grant awarded to the Chicago Botanic Garden by the Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS grant (MG‐60‐19‐0064‐19).
The article is:
Jordan Wood, Jonathan D. Ballou, et al. Applying the zoo model to conservation of threatened exceptional plant species. Conservation Biology. 2020. Available Open Access.
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