Journal of the International Aroid Society, Inc.
Volume 8, Number 2 (1985); Pages 47-47
Plant collectors and breeding
By John Banta    
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As collectors of rare plants we are ultimately charged with their survival. The setting of seeds is the best insurance for perpetuating the genetic combinations of any species. Selfing is an ideal method but too seldom possible. A prejudice against hybrids should not prevent the retention of a unique genetic repertory. The value of a species is evident. Unfortunately the value of hybrids may need some illumination.


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