Pia Ruisi-Besares on experimental restoration of Cyrtandra kaulantha

May 1, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Mānoa Campus, Lyon Arboretum (3860 Manoa Rd)

Pia Ruisi-Besares: Experimental restoration of Cyrtandra kaulantha (Haʻiwale).

Optimal growth conditions for rare Hawaiian plants are largely unknown, making the results of restoration efforts unpredictable. We grew plants in the greenhouse under different local soil treatments and compared differences in growth once outplanted. Understanding the potential relationship between plant growth and local soil composition can help inform best practices for restoration of native species.

Part of the Brown Bag Lunch series. Open to all, 11 am – noon at our Visitors Center.

Come hear about research by current and recent University of Hawai’i botany students! Bring your brown bag lunch and your hungry brain.

Ticket Information
Free, open to all. For more information, call Emily Grave, Laukahi Network Coordinator, (808) 988-2993.

Event Sponsor
Lyon Arboretum, Mānoa Campus

More Information
Emily Grave, (808) 988-2993, https://manoa.hawaii.edu/lyonarboretum/calendar/brown-bag-lunch-pia-ruisi-besares-on-experimental-re

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