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Image Number D055-16

Researchers at the ARS germplasm preservation facility in Fort Collins, Colorado, developed cryopreservation methods for plant shoot tips. Here, technician Remi Bonnert (foreground) flash freezes plant shoot tips while plant physiologist Christina Walters places cryopreserved shoot tips into cryovats for long-term storage.

 

Photo by Stephen Ausmus.



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Last Modified: 9/27/2007
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