By Anna Lewington, Edward Parker

"Among the entire different productions with which Nature has decorated the surfaces of the earth, none awakens our sympathies, or pursuits our mind's eye so powerfully as these venerable bushes, which appear to have stood the lapse of ages." - John Muir, 1868

A interesting party of the a number of the oldest residing organisms on the earth, from the grand Oaks of Europe and effective Redwoods of California to Africas upside-down Baobab tree, and from the Ginkgos of China and Korea to the Olive tree, the global image of peace.

Ancient timber covers these species of tree that experience lived for greater than one thousand years: the Redwood, Bristlecone pine, Montezuma Cypress, the Monkey Puzzle, Amazonian Ancients, Yew, Oak, candy Chestnut, Lime, Olive, Welwitschia, the Baobab, Kauri, Totara, Antarctic Beech, the Fig, Cedar, and Ginkgo.

Anna Lewington, the well known author on all issues botanical, and prime natural world photographer Edward Parker offer an illuminating and visually amazing background of every tree species, together with the place the long-living species can nonetheless be chanced on, the timber botanical info, and its legendary institutions.

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Thus, this polyploidy nature of Sequoia contributes to difficulty in breeding. The nuclear DNA content of S. , 2001). 8. Storage of in Vitro Cultures In vitro cultures of Sequoia can be maintained under controlled environmental conditions as described above for long durations provided they are transferred to fresh media. There are no reports on cold storage of in vitro cultures of Sequoia, although it is likely that they can be successfully stored and maintained at low temperatures. 3. CONCLUSIONS Micropropagation of S.

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