in situ conditions

in situ conditions

A term defined by the Convention on Biological Diversity (1993) as conditions where genetic resources exist within ecosystems and natural habitats, and, in the case of domesticated or cultivated species, in the surroundings where they have developed their distinctive properties.
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These systems should closely simulate the in vivo or in situ conditions for each device, while at the same time providing reproducible, accurate results.