Australian Flora Foundation newsletter – Research Matters, July 2019

By enewsletter Editor

The latest newsletter from the Australian Flora Foundation is now available here. The foundation is a charity fostering scientific research into the biology and cultivation of the Australian flora.

Research Matters, No. 30, July 2019 includes reports on two Australian Flora Foundation-funded projects:

Interactions between native and exotic plants in the context of grassland restoration and the importance of below ground processes – Monique Ellie Smith
Cracking a hard nut – germination of Persoonia species, a genus with hard woody indehiscent endocarps – Kerryn Chia
Other articles in the issue include:

Australian native rices – Lindsay Campbell and Christopher Gardiner
Germination of Grevillea seeds – Charles Morris
Challenges and opportunities for urban greening – Michelle Leishman and Alessandro Ossola
What research was AFF funding 25 years ago?

More information about the Australian Flora Foundation at http://aff.org.au/

Donations welcome to fund more research.

AFF Newsletter July 2019.pdf