Long-Term Studies: A Case for Orchid Species Survival


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How to Cite

Light, M. H., & MacConaill, M. (2005). Long-Term Studies: A Case for Orchid Species Survival. Selbyana, 26(1/2), 174–188. Retrieved from https://ojs.test.flvc.org/selbyana/article/view/121408


Our understanding of orchid population behavior can be critical to the selection of appropriate conservation measures, yet less than 50% of North American and 5% of world orchid species respectively are currently subject to long-term study. Such studies often must be accomplished with limited resources. Whatever the situation, however, the selected approach should be both comprehensive and well thought out, if there is to be a conservation pay-off.


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