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Tamara Smekalova (right), head of the Agrobotany Department, shows Stephanie Greene, ARS plant geneticist, herbarium specimens at the N.I. Vavilov Institute of Plant Industry in St. Petersburg, Russia. For the AgroAtlas project, scientists at the Vavilov Institute used herbarium specimens to help describe and pinpoint where crops and wild relative species grow throughout the area of the former Soviet Union.
Photo by Alexander Afonin.