Noah’s arks in the XXI century. A typology of seed banks

@article{Pellegrini2016NoahsAI,
  title={Noah’s arks in the XXI century. A typology of seed banks},
  author={Pablo A. Pellegrini and Balatti Galo},
  journal={Biodiversity and Conservation},
  year={2016},
  volume={25},
  pages={2753-2769}
}
In recent decades, seed banks have spread out worldwide as essential institutions for biodiversity preservation, like new Noah’s arks. However, little is known about the diversity of practices that are involved in them. The aim of this study is to reconstruct the dynamics of operation of the different seed banks, developing a typology of them worth providing. As sources for that aim, in-depth interviews to seed banks referents, documents and other materials related to seed banks have been used… 
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