Dr Lydia Guja ‘News from the National Seedbank: from coast to desert’

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Thursday, 10 August 2017 - 12:30pm to 1:30pm

Lydia, manager of the National Seedbank at ANBG, will outline her work with Parks Australia, from Christmas and Cocos Keeling Islands in the west to Norfolk Island in the east, to Uluru-Kata Tjuta in between.

Dr Lydia Guja is a research scientist and manager of the National Seed Bank at the Australian National Botanic Gardens and the Centre for Australian National Biodiversity Research, CSIRO, Canberra. Lydia’s PhD on seed traits and dispersal in Western Australia sparked her ongoing interest in studying the biology and ecology of Australian native seeds and using seed banking to conserve rare plants.