Tag: botany

Campaign to conserve ʻōhiʻa trees finds roots in community

Campaign to conserve ʻōhiʻa trees finds roots in community

April 27, 2016  |  1 Comment
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A strong show of public support for the #ohialove crowdfunding campaign to bank ʻōhiʻa tree seeds has encouraged organizers to increase their fundraising goal

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Seeding the future of the ʻōhiʻa tree

Seeding the future of the ʻōhiʻa tree

February 7, 2016  |  Comments
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The Lyon Arboretum launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to save seeds from the threatened ʻōhiʻa trees.

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Native silverswords threatened by shifting climate patterns

Native silverswords threatened by shifting climate patterns

February 1, 2016  |  2 Comments
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UH Mānoa researchers shows how shifting atmospheric circulation patterns that may be caused by climate change are threatening populations of the iconic silversword on Haleakalā.

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Understanding and stoppping rapid ʻŌhiʻa death

Understanding and stoppping rapid ʻŌhiʻa death

December 11, 2015  |  Comments
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Researchers at UH Hilo aim to understand disease killing off large numbers of ʻōhiʻa trees

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Herbarium links up with largest ex-situ plant conservation program in world

Herbarium links up with largest ex-situ plant conservation program in world

September 18, 2015  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa Botany Department partners with Royal Botanic Garden to collect and store seeds from Hawaiʻi’s native plants

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September is Spot the Ant, Stop the Ant month

September is Spot the Ant, Stop the Ant month

September 2, 2015  |  Comments
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September is Spot the Ant, Stop the Ant month, promoting early detection and eradication of little fire ants.

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Digital gardening tool helps island gardeners and farmers

Digital gardening tool helps island gardeners and farmers

June 25, 2015  |  1 Comment
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The Seed Variety Selection Tool for the Hawaiian Islands helps farmers select crop varieties most likely to succeed in their geographic area

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Plants may run out of time to grow under ongoing climate change

Plants may run out of time to grow under ongoing climate change

June 10, 2015  |  Comments
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UH research investigates effects of climate change on plant growth

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UH military veteran earning PhD is honored with research fellowship

UH military veteran earning PhD is honored with research fellowship

November 10, 2014  |  Comments
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UH Mānoa graduate student Gerald Cobian is one of 11 recognized by National Science Foundation.

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From dandruff to deep sea vents, an ecologically hyper-diverse fungus

From dandruff to deep sea vents, an ecologically hyper-diverse fungus

August 22, 2014  |  1 Comment
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Skin fungus linked to dandruff and other skin maladies has now been tracked to even further global reaches, according to UH Manoa scientist Anthony Amend

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