Seedlings of the coconut tree (IMAGE) KU Leuven Caption Coconut trees grow slowly and are difficult to clone. Scientists at KU Leuven and the Alliance multiplied seedlings faster and conserved coconut genetic resources for the long term. Credit KU Leuven - Hannes Wilms Usage Restrictions This image may only be used in connection with the press release "Coconut tree cloning breakthrough will help propagation and preservation", issued by KU Leuven on 15 September 2021. License Original content Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.