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  ·  Angiosperms353: A new essential tool for plant systematics
  ·  Biodiversity Research Collecting Is More Important Than Ever—Ushering in a Collecting Renaissance
  ·  From Genes to Distributions: physiological ecology as an integrator of polyploid biology
  ·  Insights into the diversity of plant sex chromosomes
  ·  Plant epigenetics: phenotypic and functional diversity beyond the DNA sequence

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  ·  Biodiversity synthesis: Linking large phylogenies with species traits and ecologies.
  ·  Characteristics of nectar, nectaries, and nectar spurs
  ·  Enriching basic and applied botany through multi-stakeholder collaborations
  ·  Exploring the utility and limits of target enrichment methods to study polyploidy and reticulate evolution
  ·  Extreme conservation measures for plants at the extremes in the Hawaiian archipelago model system
  ·  Mechanisms of rapid adaptation through the expression of “heterogenomicity”
  ·  Phylogenomics and evolution of Superrosids
  ·  Plant life in Neotropical rocky outcrops
  ·  The Science of Meaningful Undergraduate Research Experiences

Presentations for Society\Section: Extreme conservation measures for plants at the extremes in the Hawaiian archipelago model system

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Wednesday, July 29th

Wednesday, July 29th, 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm · Virtual/Virtual
Session COL05: Colloquium: Extreme conservation measures for plants at the extremes in the Hawaiian archipelago model system
Presiding: Nina Rønsted, National Tropical Botanical Garden; Seana Walsh, National Tropical Botanical Garden
COL05002July 29th 1:00 pmVirtual/VirtualPartnerships to Advance Plant Conservation in HawaiʻiColloquium PresentationsKeir, Matthew.conservation
COL05003July 29th 1:15 pmVirtual/VirtualBiocultural restoration in Hawaiʻi also achieves core conservation goalsColloquium PresentationsWinter, Kawika.Indigenous Peoples and Local Communitites (IPLCs)
Sacred forest
social-ecological systems
COL05004July 29th 1:30 pmVirtual/VirtualWeathering the extremes in restoration: lessons from landslides on Kaua’iColloquium PresentationsNagendra, Uma; Thorson, Amy; Ramelb, Ashley; Mo'okini-Oliveira, Puakea.Natural Disturbance
Hawaiian Islands
Restoration ecology
COL05005July 29th 1:45 pmVirtual/VirtualUnmanned Aircraft Systems and the Future of Botanical Conservation: A Case Study of a Cliff-Dwelling Island EndemicColloquium PresentationsNyberg, Ben; Williams, Adam M.; Winter, Kawika.Asteraceae
ex situ conservation
COL05006July 29th 2:00 pmVirtual/VirtualArbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and Moesziomyces aphidis decrease disease seveirty of powdery mildew (Neoerysiphe galeopsidis) in endangered Phyllostegia kaalaensisColloquium PresentationsKoko, Jerry.AM fungi
Moesziomyces aphidis
Powdery Mildew
Disease Severity
COL05007July 29th 2:15 pmVirtual/VirtualHow demographic and genetic analysis tools used by zoos can help guide conservation collection management of the Critically Endangered Hawaiian lobeliad, Brighamia insignisColloquium PresentationsWalsh, Seana; Fant, Jeremie; Wood, Jordan; Havens, Kayri.botanic garden
breeding program
conservation collection
Critically Endangered
exceptional species
ex situ conservation
rare species
IUCN Red List
living collections
COL05008July 29th 2:30 pmVirtual/VirtualThe impact of gaps and biases on new uses of the IUCN Red List in HawaiiColloquium PresentationsRønsted, Nina; Walsh, Seana; Nyberg, Ben; Wood, Ken; Clark, Margaret; Lorence, David; Wolkis, Dustin; Nagendra, Uma; Drake, Donald; Keir, Matthew.conservation
IUCN Red List
New uses
rare species
July 29th 2:45 pmVirtual/VirtualBreak
COL05010July 29th 3:15 pmVirtual/VirtualHawaii’s landscape-dominant genus Metrosideros comprises many taxa of conservation concernColloquium PresentationsStacy, Elizabeth.adaptive radiation
reproductive isolation
population genomics
COL05011July 29th 3:45 pmVirtual/VirtualAssessing the use of herbarium specimens as an untapped source for ‘ōhi‘a seed preservationColloquium PresentationsWolkis, Dustin; Deans, Susan.
COL05012July 29th 4:00 pmVirtual/VirtualSeed viability in Hawai‘i’s foundational ʻōhi‘a trees linked to locality and  environmental variablesColloquium PresentationsWolkis, Dustin; Walsh, Seana; Barnes, Chris; Rønsted, Nina.conservation
conservation collection
ex situ conservation
plant physiology
seed bank
Seed Biology
July 29th 4:15 pmVirtual/VirtualDiscussion

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