Aroideana
Journal of the International Aroid Society, Inc.
Volume 8, Number 2 (1985); Pages 47-47
Plant collectors and breeding
By John Banta    
This article available FREE to IAS Members with a PERSONAL login. LOGIN, REGISTER or JOIN

ABSTRACT:

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.

   

All Images and Text © 1996 to 2019 by the International Aroid Society or by their respective owners as noted.
Please send your comments to Albert Huntington. We now have a Privacy Policy.Last updated: 01 MAR 2016
served by aws-ec2