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An important function of botanical garden is


Providing beautiful area for recreation


One can observe tropical plants over there


They allow ex-situ conservation of germplasm


They provide natural habitat to wildlife


  • Ex situ conservation is the technique of conservation Of biological diversity outside their natural habitats. 
  • Germplasm is living genetic resources maintained for the purpose of animal and plant breeding and preservation.
  • Botanical gardens are institutions which conserve different species and varieties of plants in an artificially managed location. Hence it is an example of ex-situ conservation of plant germplasm.
So, the correct answer is 'They allow ex-situ conservation of germplasm'.

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