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14 May 2013
A new hypothesis has been proposed on why some seeds are hard.8 likes
22 Mar 2013
Climate change could shift the timing of seed germination in alpine plants3 likes
Since the advent of intensive agriculture mankind has relied on fewer and fewer plant species for food. Using examples from around the world, this talk examines some key solutions being developed for long term food security.
21 Feb 2013
A new initiative aims to ensure the survival of 900 plant species in six Mediterranean islands.6 likes
20 Sep 2012
Here comes a slightly different 'Seed of the Month' blog by the Millennium Seed Bank's Seed Morphologist, Wolfgang Stuppy, in which he explains why saving seeds is more than just a good idea!
The Millennium Seed Bank Partnership strengthens its link with the International Seed Testing Association
16 Jul 2012
A Memorandum of Collaboration has been signed between the Millennium Seed Bank Partnership and the International Seed Testing Association. It will deepen our commitment to the maintenance and improvement of seed quality for research, agricultural and forestry use, and for restoration and re-introduction purposes.2 likes
28 Nov 2011
The Millennium Seed Bank Partnership has begun work to collect seed from the wild relatives of 26 crop plants as their genetic diversity may enable us to adapt agricultural crops to the climates of the future.7 likes