Safeguarding the Rare Plants of the Sunshine State

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Florida Yew Makes The Cut

¬†floridana, C, these cuttings will be used to establish propagation protocols, following ABG\’s successful methods for close relative […]

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What Are You Willing To Sacrifice?

At the ABG Conservation Seed Bank, a few freshly harvested seeds of Florida Yew (Taxus floridana) were sacrificed, having their characteristic fleshly red cup (aril)¬†removed before weighing and drying to determine the average moisture content. This value will be used to desiccate remaining seeds to a moisture content of precisely 4-7% before entering a germination […]

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