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39 years of palm research at NYBG: A retrospective
Friday, January 15, 11am-12pm (EST)

Speaker: Andrew Henderson, Ph.D., Curator Emeritus, NYBG

Join palm expert, Andrew Henderson on a virtual journey through the highlights of his career as a field-biologist and botanical science researcher at NYBG. Beginning in 1982 as a graduate student, and throughout many years as a curator in the NYBG Institute of Systematic Botany, Andrew’s global research program has led numerous expeditions across the Amazon rainforest and Southeastern Asia. Learn about the process by which Andrew has investigated the systematics and ecology of this biodiverse and economically important plant family, and the critical importance of this research for the conservation and sustainable use of palm trees world-wide.

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Jan 15, 2021 11:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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