How scientists in Yakutia use the natural "minus" (cold climate) as a big "plus".

On November 23, on the 1st channel in the program "Good Morning", a story about the cryo storage of seeds in the thickness of the "permafrost" was released. In the story, with the participation of Boris, Doctor of Biological Sciences, Professor of the Institute of Biological Problems of the Cryolithozone SB RAS Moiseevich Kershengolts, talks about the conditions under which seeds are kept and what costs are required for this, as well as plans to create a network of cryo storage facilities in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and bring the seed stock to 1 million samples. For more information, see Channel 1


"Creation of a cryopreservation of plant seeds in the cryolithozone" is one of the infrastructure facilities of the MPO REC "North". Developed on the basis of unique technologies of long-term storage of seeds that have no analogues in the world using only natural cold, the national reserve of seeds of agricultural and useful wild plant species in the thickness of permafrost, which is non-volatile from natural and man-made events and catastrophes, will ensure the food and environmental safety of Russia.

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