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Plants From Pollen Grains

Series

Series Name
Living Tomorrow

Issue

Issue No.
30
Date Released
1970
Length of issue (in feet)
475
Stories in this Issue:
  1. 1Space Sculpture
  2. 2Design For Deep Diving
  3. 3Plants From Pollen Grains
  4. 4Barnard’s Baby Sports Car
  5. 5To Walk Again

Story

Story No. within this Issue
3 / 5
Summary
COI synopsis: Two British scientists have developed a technique for breeding plants from pollen grains instead of seeds; the process by-passing years of plant breeding could bring startling improvements in the world’s major crops.
Keywords
Agriculture; Horticulture; Science and technology
Written sources
COI Microfilm Roll 47 [BFI National Archive]   Used for synopsis
COI Reference
MI 1458/30
Credits:
Sponsor
Central Office of Information (COI)
Sponsor
Foreign & Commonwealth Office

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Film Archive

Name
British Film Institute (BFI)
Email
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nonfictioncurators@bfi.org.uk
For commercial/footage reuse enquiries:
footage.films@bfi.org.uk
Web
http://collections-search.bfi.org.uk/web
Phone
020 7255 1444
Fax
020 7580 7503
Address
21 Stephen Street
London W1T 1LN
Notes
The BFI National Archive also preserves the original nitrate film copies of British Movietone News, British Paramount News, Empire News Bulletin, Gaumont British News, Gaumont Graphic, Gaumont Sound News and Universal News (the World War II years are covered by the Imperial War Museum).
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