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İÇDAŞ A.Ş. is a heavy industry firm in Turkey takes the action to found third seed gene bank in Çanakkale province. The firm authorities said that we want to protect our national seeds until doomsday.

They said “We searched and we take example gene banks such as London and Amsterdam. We have started to found a seed gene bank which is high tech equipment. Anatolia has reach plant genes. We aim to protect these so we take as our duty.”

Firm authorities also said that “In next 50 years one quarter of world’s plants in danger of extinction. In this case, important of seed gene banks raise and there has been a race against time. So we have started both R&D and feasibility works. And our seed gene bank will be a insurance like as Noah’s ark for a potential drought in the Mediterranean basin.”