- a collection of seeds, plants, tissue cultures, etc, of potentially useful species,
esp species containing genes of significance to the breeding of crops
- another name for gene library
Example Sentences Including 'gene bank'
But, ultimately, neither frozen gene bank nor botanic garden is a solution.
The Crisis of Life on Earth - our legacy from the second millenium
Ten research centres around the world will collect and analyse blood samples, creating the largest gene bank in the world.
SA Star (2005)
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