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The U.S. national heritage of approximately one billion biodiversity specimens, once
digitized, can be linked to emerging digital data sources to form an information-rich network
Herbarium specimens are increasingly recognized as an important resource for conservation
Major international herbaria, natural history museums and universities have recently begun to digitise their collections to facilitate studies and improve access to collections.
These best practices represent a compilation of previous CPC guidelines with updated
The first two decades of the twenty-first century have seen a rapid rise in the mobilization of digital biodiversity data.
Plant breeders require genetic diversity to develop cultivars that are productive, nutritious,
Selecting the geographic origin—the provenance—of seed is a key decision in restoration. The last decade has seen a vigorous debate on whether to use local or nonlocal seed.
The Standards of Excellence in Plant Collections Management developed by the Plant Co
A companion Self-Assessment Tool is now available to help you evaluate your organization’s current level of collections management.
Over 75% of all species of cacti are in decline, largely because of global environmental changes (GEC), including climate change.