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Tag Archives: Kew
The Lost and Found Fungi (LAFF) project have been travelling the country, teaching fungal enthusiasts DNA barcoding… With attention to detail, and a little luck, the protocols have been teaching allow you to read the DNA of the life around us.
A large part of the Lost & Found Fungi (LAFF) project involves aiding our volunteer collectors in their mycological education. A field week in Cornwall therefore involves much more than simply keeping our eyes peeled for rarely recorded fungi! In … Continue reading
Having graduated as a Doctor of Philosophy and completed the promotional tour, I was lucky enough to be accepted as ‘Community Fungal Survey Technician’ for the Lost & Found Fungi Project (LAFF); a project funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation and run from the Identification and Naming dertment … Continue reading
The Kew Workshop has come and gone and I now have some idea of the broad research taking place on powdery mildews.
Following success at the PM summer school in August, next week sees the start (and finish) of the 4th international PM workshop at the Jordell Laboratory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
Ruth Harker – RBG Kew – linking the Vicieae seed collection to herbarium collections of Nigel Maxtead
Ruth Harker visited RNG last week to study herbarium spcimens collected by Nigel Maxtead while he was working with Professor Frank Bisby. She writes: I’m working on the Adapting Agriculture to Climate Change Project, which is based at Kew’s Millennium … Continue reading