Ex situ Conservation and Ontogenesis of Torreya taxifolia Embryos

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Neusa Steiner, Federal University of Santa Catarina, Emily Coffey, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Jason Ligon, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Lisa Hill, USDA-ARS, Emma Dorr, USDA-ARS, Laurie Blackmore, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Christina Walters, USDA-ARS Torreya taxifolia Arn (Taxaceae) is an ancestral evergreen tree on the brink of extinction. This dioecious plant is found in the Florida panhandle and is threatened by a fungal pathogen. […]

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Rhynchospora crinipes Up Close

Under the microscope is seen a reference specimen from the University of West Florida herbarium to confirm the characteristic morphology of Rhynchospora crinipes. […]

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The Southeastern Plant Conservation Alliance – Building Capacity through Novel Partnerships and Leveraging Shared Resources

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Carrie A. Radcliffe, Chair & Coordinator, Southeastern Plant Conservation Alliance, Emily E.D. Coffey, Ph.D., Vice President of Conservation & Research, Southeastern Center for Conservation at Atlanta Botanical Garden   The Southeastern Plant Conservation Alliance (SE PCA) is a partnership of professionals bridging gaps between local and national plant conservation efforts to prevent and restore the loss […]

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Conservation genetics of the endangered Apalachicola Rosemary, Conradina glabra.

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Lauren Eserman, Atlanta Botanical Garden Conradina glabra, or Apalachicola rosemary, is a federally listed endangered species that exists only on a small area of sandhill in Liberty County, Florida. Forestry practices in the last 100 years have resulted in declining populations of C. glabra. In the wild, plants produce very few seeds, but small plants that resemble seedlings […]

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Flexible Seed Harvest: Revisiting the 10% Rule

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Michelle DePrenger-Levin, Denver Botanic Gardens; Michael Kunz, North Carolina Botanical Garden; Emily Coffey, Atlanta Botanic Garden; Tom Kaye, Institute for Applied Ecology; Anna Lampei Bucharová, Institute of Landscape Ecology (ILÖK), University of Münster Seed collection is a vital conservation method used to ensure global food security by maintaining a source of genetic diversity in food […]

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