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Pollen banks are

Answer :

Pollen banks are playing a very important role in promoting plant breeding programme the world over.

Pollens are preserved in the pollen banks by storing them in the viable condition in a low temperature of -196 degree Celsius with the help of liquid nitrogen this is known as cryopreservation.

Pollen banks are benefitting farmers in the following ways:-

The agricultural biodiversity is preserved for long durations in the form of preserved pollens

Stored pollens can be used for the production of hybridised crops.

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