The Australian Flora Foundation newsletter Research Matters, No. 32, July 2020, is now available.
This issue features articles on:
- A golden year for Nuytsia, the journal of the Western Australian Herbarium by Juliet Wege and Kelly Shepherd
- The science and art of regenerating native grasslands by Graeme Hand
- Progress reports for AFF-funded projects
- A determination of the horticultural potential of the endangered Persoonia hirsuta by Nathan Emery
- A climatic refugia and the significance of range disjunctions in South Australian eucalypts by Ed Biffin and Michelle Waycott
- Is mitochondrial function the key to improving cryopreservation of threatened Australian flora? by Bryn Funnekotter
- Development of molecular markers for resistance to myrtle rust in Australian Myrtaceae by Peri Tobias
- What research were we funding 25 years ago?
- Cloning and selection of banksias
- Native bluebells
Here’s an interesting statistic from the article: From a survey done in 1999, there were an estimated 1.9 million Banksia stems produced each year (Department of Agriculture and Food 2007).