You are invited to our summer Brown Bag Speaker Series, featuring guest speakers on a variety of botanical topics. All presentations are on Wednesdays, from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm, in the Lyon Arboretum Visitor’s Center Upstairs Classroom. You are welcome to bring a brown bag lunch.
Parking is extra limited due to ongoing construction, so please carpool. Paid parking is also available at the Manoa Falls parking lot, a 5-10 minute walk to the Lyon Visitor’s Center; free parking in the neighborhood is a 10-15 minute walk.
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|June 7||Tim Kroessig, MS Candidate; UH Mānoa Department of Botany
“Pollination Biology of Hawaiian Lysimachia (Primulaceae)”
|June 21||Dr. Gideon Grafi, Professor; French Associates Institute for Agriculture and Biotechnology of Drylands, Jacob Blaustein Institutes for Desert Research, Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel
“Dead organs enclosing embryos function as long term storage for active hydrolytic enzymes and other substances: implications for seed longevity and germination”
|July 5||Emily Grave, MS Candidate; UH Mānoa Department of Botany
“Population structure and reproductive biology of Hawaiian wiliwili, Erythrina sandwicensis (Fabaceae)”
|July 12||Noweo Kai, MS Candidate; UH Mānoa Department of Botany
“Increasing the Educational Value of the UH Mānoa Campus Grounds and Plant Collections”
|August 9||Jerry Koko, PhD Student; UH Mānoa Department of Botany
“Using Mycorrhizae in the Restoration of Native Hawaiian Plants”
|August 16||Tiffany Lum, MS Candidate; UH Mānoa Department of Botany
“Life on the Edge: Salinity Tolerance Across Ontogeny of Three Native Coastal Species”
|August 16||Tylor Schwarze, 2017 Tropical Arboriculture Intern at Lyon Arboretum
“Using Arboriculture Techniques in Surveying the Eucalyptus Trees in Section H26”