The Jones Center at Ichuaway - seed bank

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United States of America - Georgia - Newton

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International Agenda Registration: No

BGCI Member: No

Main Address:
The Jones Center at Ichuaway - seed bank
3988 Jones Center Drive
Newton
Georgia 39870 United States of America

Telephone: (229) 734-4706
Fax:
URL: www.jonesctr.org
Primary Email:

Staff Details

  • Director's Name: Kier D. Klepzig, Director
    Curator's Name: Lisa Giencke
    Plant Records Officer's Name:

About the Garden

  • Institution Type: Gene/Seed Bank
  • Status
  • Status: Private: Yes
    Status: State: No
    Status: Educational: No
    Status: Municipal: No
    Status: Satellite: No
    Status: Trust: No
  • Date founded: 2019
  • Physical Data
  • Natural Vegetation Area: Yes
    Natural vegetation area: Size: 12000 Hectares
  • Latitude: 31.220731
    Longitude: -84.479219
    Altitude: 0.00 Metres

Features and Facilities

  • Herbarium: Yes
    Herbarium: Number of Specimens: 2200
    Arboretum: No
  • Micropropagation/ Tissue Culture Facilities: No
    Seed Bank: Yes
    Published Plant Catalogue: Yes
    Computer Plant Record System: Yes
  • Open to public: No
    Friends society: No
    Retail Outlet: Shop: No
    Retail Outlet: Plant Sales: No

Plant Collections

Conservation Programmes

  • Conservation Programme: Yes
    Medicinal Plant Programme: Yes
    Ex Situ Conservation Programme: No
    Reintroduction Programme: No

Research Programmes

  • Biotechnology: No
    Plant Breeding: No
    Conservation - Biology: Yes
    Conservation - Genetics: No
    Data Management Systems and Information Technology: No
    Ecology: Yes
    Ecosystem Conservation: Yes
    Education: No
    Ethnobotany: No
    Exploration: No
    Floristics: No
    Horticulture: No
    Invasive Species Biology and Control: No
    Molecular Genetics: No
    Pollination Biology: No
    Restoration Ecology: Yes
    Seed/Spore Biology: No
    Systematics and Taxonomy: No
    Sustainability: No
    Pharmacology: No
    Agriculture: No
    Land Restoration: Yes
    Urban Environments: No

Education Programmes

  • Visitor/Education Centre: No
    Education Signs in Garden: No
    Public Lectures/Talks: No
    Education Booklets/Leaflets: Yes
    Guided Tours: No
    Permanent Public Displays: No
    Special Exhibitions: No
    Courses for School Children: No
    Courses for University/College Students: Yes
    Courses for General Public: No
    Education Programme: Yes