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Ex situ seed banks and the IUCN Red List.

Dalrymple, SE and Abeli, T (2019) Ex situ seed banks and the IUCN Red List. Nature Plants, 5 (2). pp. 122-123. ISSN 2055-0278

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Abstract

Extinct, or just extinct in the wild? Plants lost from in situ habitat, but represented in seed banks, are labelled extinct despite the potential for restoration. A change in the International Union for Conservation of Nature Red List definition of extinct in the wild is needed to improve the status and prospects of threatened plant species.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: Q Science > QH Natural history
Q Science > QK Botany
Divisions: Natural Sciences & Psychology (closed 31 Aug 19)
Publisher: Nature Publishing Group
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Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2019 12:16
Last Modified: 08 Aug 2019 08:00
DOI or Identification number: 10.1038/s41477-019-0366-3
URI: https://researchonline.ljmu.ac.uk/id/eprint/10231

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