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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