Caption: Inside the International Transit Centre (ITC) where bananas are maintained as tissue cultured plantlets in test tubes. The temperature and lighting is kept at a minimum to slow down growth. The ITC is hosted by the Catholic University of Leuven in Belgium and managed by Bioversity International.
Keywords: Conservation, Genebank, ITC
Date shot: January 2009
Locality: Leuven
Country: Belgium
Region: Europe
Photographer: Rouard, Mathieu / Bioversity International
Resolution / Size: 1027x1200px (1.01 MB)
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