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University of Hawaii seed banks keep native plants from extinction

  • Video by Stanley Lee and Mark Ladao

    By using seed banks and micropropagation techniques, researchers in Hawaii are storing hundreds of threatened and endangered native plant species and keeping the rarest of those species from extinction.

  • KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER
                                Nate Kingsley, a seed ecologist, tends to growing plants at the Lyon Arboretum greenhouse.

    KAT WADE / SPECIAL TO THE STAR-ADVERTISER

    Nate Kingsley, a seed ecologist, tends to growing plants at the Lyon Arboretum greenhouse.

Researchers in Hawaii are storing hundreds of threatened and endangered native plant species and keeping the rarest of those species from extinction. Read more

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