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gene bank

n
1. (Botany) a collection of seeds, plants, tissue cultures, etc, of potentially useful species, esp species containing genes of significance to the breeding of crops
2. (Genetics) another name for gene library
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banque de gènes
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The experts recommended the development of a protocol for carp Broodstock Management, establishment of live Gene Bank pure line and improved stairs for SAARC countries.
Anatomy highlighted the various activities taken place at faculty level and said that Camel gene pool and gene bank has been established at UAF campus in which the study of characters of various Camel breeds is being carried out.
Some are sent free to members, plus we also keep some back in our cold store gene bank at Wellesborough where they are kept at a temperature of minus 20 degrees."
The first centre will be at the existing HRI site in Wellesbourne, near Warwick, where the invaluable vegetable gene bank is housed, with the second centre at East Malling Research in Kent.
It wants Wales' Countryside Minister to pledge funds for a gene bank as well as backing a publicity drive to persuade more Welsh farmers to adopt the breed.
Chloe is aiming to create a 'gene bank' on the island where the pigs are protected from disease.
Writing in the Radio Times - the first time a member of the Royal Family has done so - the prince argued that the loss of rarer vegetables and fruit has destroyed an important gene bank that should have been part of an 'insurance policy' for our descendants.
Charles made a donation to the Rare Breeds Survival Trust, which launched a pounds 2.5m appeal in July to expand a "gene bank" after the foot-and-mouth crisis threatened to wipe out unique breeds of cattle, sheep, pigs and goats.
Line artificially infected plants from ARS' gene bank in Aberdeen--formally known as the National Small Grains Collection.
Similarly it was also impossible to shift NARC to some other place as the shifting of gene bank and mother block of fruit orchards is impossible Even the Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has been established on 500 hectares of land but none of the political regimes ever thought to shift the body somewhere else and build a housing colony on its land.
Abu Dhabi The UAE is to set up a gene bank for all plant species native to the country, a senior government official said yesterday.