Genetic information can help ensure restoration plantings are of appropriate provenance and sufficiently genetically diverse to be resilient in the long term.
A workshop presented by the Research Centre for Ecosystem Resilience. 10 May 2022 at the Maiden Theatre, Royal Botanic Garden Sydney
Members of the ReCER team unveiled the Waratah’s genetic secrets, helping preserve this Australian icon for the future.
The genetics revolution is changing the way we study nature. Millions of years of evolution has taken plant species on a fascinating journey of change and adaptation. A plant’s story is hidden in its DNA, now we have to tools to read that story.