Story: Collections of plants and animals

Margot Forde Germplasm Centre

Margot Forde Germplasm Centre

The Margot Forde Germplasm Centre at AgResearch in Palmerston North holds 70,000 seed samples from 1,600 native and exotic forage species (feed plants for animals). All the samples are carefully classified, with information on the identification of the seeds and where they came from.

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Simon Nathan, 'Collections of plants and animals - Collections in New Zealand', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/12137/margot-forde-germplasm-centre (accessed 14 November 2018)

Story by Simon Nathan, published 24 Sep 2007