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Much of our food source is made up of thousands of plants that are grown from seeds and there are literally thousands of varieties of fruits and vegetables grown worldwide. The importance of maintaining a healthy seed supply is key to human survival. In this program, students learn about the importance of seeds and what scientists can do to ensure their protection. They will also discover how some plants can be recreated without the use of seeds. In a cloning process, scientists make new plants from a tiny piece of a single parent plant. A single rare species of plant can be cloned thousands of times, creating whole new generations. Includes suggestions for careers in this field of study.