Which one is not used for ex-situ plant conservation?
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avatarAsked on November 22, 2019 by Joash Khedkar

Which one is not used for ex-situ plant conservation?

A

Botanical gardens

B

Field gene bank

C

Seed banks

D

Shifting cultivation

Answer

Ex-situ conservation is done by preserving the components of biological diversity outside their natural habitats. It is done by conserving genetic resources, as well as wild and cultivated or species. Examples include gene banks, microbial cultures, cryopreservation, seed banks, botanical gardens, etc. Whereas, shifting cultivation is the process of slash and burn agriculture.
So, the correct answer is 'Shifting cultivation'. 

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