Tag: botany

New portable testing speeds detection of rapid ʻōhiʻa death pathogens

New portable testing speeds detection of rapid ʻōhiʻa death pathogens

May 11, 2017  |  Comments
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Researchers developed a portable “lab-in-a-suitcase” for diagnostic field testing for the two species of fungal pathogens that infect ʻōhiʻa.

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Climate change research at UH Hilo: Collecting data on forests and trees

Climate change research at UH Hilo: Collecting data on forests and trees

March 17, 2017  |  Comments
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Researchers believe the biggest challenge that Hawaiian tree species will face in the future is how quickly they will get water, especially in higher temperatures.

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Milestone in innovative Life Sciences building project

Milestone in innovative Life Sciences building project

January 9, 2017  |  3 Comments
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Layton Construction Company and Group 70 International selected for the design and construction of the Life Science building on the Mānoa campus.

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Botany assistant professor awarded international fellowship

Botany assistant professor awarded international fellowship

October 27, 2016  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa’s Nicole Hynson will develop a field biology course for European undergraduates studying tropical ecology.

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Extensive deep coral reefs in Hawaiʻi harbor unique species and high coral cover

Extensive deep coral reefs in Hawaiʻi harbor unique species and high coral cover

October 4, 2016  |  2 Comments
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Researchers complete a 20-year study to comprehensively document mesophotic coral ecosystems throughout the Hawaiian Archipelago.

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Life Sciences building project marks new beginning for UH Mānoa

Life Sciences building project marks new beginning for UH Mānoa

August 22, 2016  |  1 Comment
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The 21st century learning facility will house the biology, microbiology and botany departments and the Pacific Biosciences Research Center.

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Invasive algae clean up honors Isabella Abbott

Invasive algae clean up honors Isabella Abbott

June 24, 2016  |  Comments
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UH and community Volunteers remove alien algae from the Waikīkī reef.

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New Lyon Arboretum laboratory will expand Hawaiian plant conservation

New Lyon Arboretum laboratory will expand Hawaiian plant conservation

June 7, 2016  |  Comments
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Construction is underway for the Hawaiian Rare Plant Program Micropropagation Laboratory.

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NSF funds undergraduate DNA and biodiversity research

NSF funds undergraduate DNA and biodiversity research

June 3, 2016  |  Comments
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Undergraduates arrive to begin DNA-based discoveries in Hawaiʻi’s biodiversity.

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A helicopter and paintball gun: New tools in the battle to remove invasive species

A helicopter and paintball gun: New tools in the battle to remove invasive species

May 9, 2016  |  3 Comments
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UH Manoa’s James Leary invented a way to adapt pneumatic paintball guns to shoot small gelatin capsules filled with herbicide to control invasive plants and trees.

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