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Save the Date: 6th SEABG network conference

24-28 April 2017

Vietnam

The conference will include two main components - a SEABG business meeting and a technical capacity building workshop.

The workshop will focus on ex situ conservation techniques for exceptional/recalcitrant species and will be organised in three parts that will combine a mix of theoretical sessions illustrated by case studies and practical exercises:

Part 1:

- Introduction of nonorthodox/recalcitrant/exceptional species – criteria and categories;

- Taxonomic overview of the current knowledge of the major groups of plants considered within the above categories (globally and specifically in Southeast Asia);

Part 2:

- Methods of ex situ conservation for concerned woody species – prolongation of longevity, cryopreservation, in vitro, other;

Part 3:

- Methods of ex situ conservation – genetically representative ex situ living conservation collections for concerned woody species – challenges and possibilities.

 

Look for more information soon!

 

If questions, please contact:

Joachim Gratzfeld, Director, Regional Programmes
Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI)
Tel:    +44 (0)20 8332 5953
Email: joachim.gratzfeld@bgci.org

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