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One of the many new discoveries from Kew in the International Year of Biodiversity
As the UN's International Year of Biodiversity draws to a close, scientists at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew are celebrating the diversity of the planet's...
20.12.2010 | Biowissenschaften Chemie |
The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew’s top propagation ‘code-breaker’, horticulturist Carlos Magdalena, has cracked the enigma of growing a rare species of African waterlily – believed to be the smallest waterlily in the world with pads than can be as little as 1cm in diameter – bringing it back from the brink of extinction; a fitting success story to celebrate International Day for Biological Diversity on 22 May 2010.
This ‘thermal’ waterlily (Nymphaea thermarum), so named because it grows in freshwater hot springs, was discovered in 1985 by German botanist Professor...
19.05.2010 | Biowissenschaften Chemie |
Scientists from Kew's Millennium Seed Bank in the United Kingdom and the University of Graz, Austria, have developed a rapid, new method to diagnose seed quality non-invasively and in real time. The results are published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences and have great significance for conservation ecology and agriculture.
By using infrared temperature measurement, seed viability results are achieved in less than two hours. Until now time-consuming germination tests, taking up to...
02.02.2010 | Agrar- Forstwissenschaften |
The 'raspy' cricket is also entirely new to science
An orchid researcher based on the island of Reunion in the Indian Ocean and collaborating with researchers at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (RBG Kew) has used...
12.01.2010 | Biowissenschaften Chemie |
Südafrikanische Pflanzen gedeihen in den Kew Gardens
Einem britischen Forscherteam um den Wissenschaftler Matt Daws von den Royal Botanic Gardens Kew ist es gelungen, 200 Jahre alte Samen zum Keimen zu bringen....
21.09.2006 | Biowissenschaften Chemie |