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deprecated International transfer format for botanic garden plant records

Abbreviation: ITF2

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This record was deprecated on May 26, 2016 for the following reason(s): This standard is listed as 'prior' on the TWDG website (

The International Transfer Format for Botanic Garden Plant Records, version 2 (ITF2) was developed in response to requests from Botanic Gardens to incorporate additional data fields for transfer within the Botanic Gardens and allow for a more flexible transfer format than the original transfer format outlined in ITF version 01.00. It is biased towards 'Conservation Type Data Fields', but incorporates a procedure allowing for additional data fields to be identified and exchanged between gardens. It is because of this flexibility that it is believed that the ITF2 will remain relevant to Botanic Gardens for a long time despite the rapid change in information system technology in recent years.


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Created in 1987

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How to cite this record ITF2; International transfer format for botanic garden plant records; DOI:; Last edited: Jan. 8, 2019, 1:32 p.m.; Last accessed: Oct 26 2021 10:50 a.m.

Record added: May 26, 2016, 3:45 p.m.
Record updated: Nov. 15, 2016, 2:45 p.m. by The FAIRsharing Team.



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