CONSERVATION: Along Road Verges in England

Conservation Orchid Doctor

by Robert M. [Bert] Hamilton (Compiler)

Originally published in The Orchid Doctor in 1980 and 1988

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Shoulders and slopes along many roads have become refuges for many terrestrial orchids and cutting back or mowing has increased the numbers of many of them. OR81-245
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CONSERVATION: Code of Ethical Practice for Traders To reduce the exploitation of wild-collected species: trade in nursery-raised plants and indicate such origin; encourage nurseries to propagate with seed; nurseries should resist the temptation to import jungle-collected plants; tour organizers should tell their eager customers not to collect plants in the wild; network of seed-banks should be established and coordinated by Kew; can the concern of the few who care make a difference? A84-183; 737 0
CONSERVATION: Gene Bank A proposal to establish a cryogenic seed bank; refer to A86-247; effects on seeds; beneficial results. OA88-24 0
CONSERVATION: Listing of Private Collections A proposed computer program to preserve as broad a genetic base as possible; in Britain. OR87-137 0
CONSERVATION: Native Species For full state regulations regarding their conservation and protection, if any; refer to A87-14 7 0
CONSERVATION: Opinions and Facts At the international level, refer to A86-242; OR86-56;123; effective long-term prospects discussed at length; approaches that might be taken to conserve orchids; artificial selection, etc.; refer to OA87-212 0
CONSERVATION: Species A technological solution,- a cryogenic seed bank proposal for the preservation of live seed which seems to perform as well as normal seed; frozen storage in a seed bank can keep them indefinitely. OA84-43 0
CONSERVATION: Survival and Maintenance For world data on the almost insurmountable problems, refer to A87-822 0

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