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Our orchid projects and publications

Recent projects

  • Research funded by the Office of Environment and Heritage (OEH) Albury resulted in successful propagation and translocation of Diuris callitrophila. Watch the video tracking the first few years of this project.
  • Research on a population of Diuris platichila (previously thought to be Diuris bracteata) showed that mycorrhizal fungi from one sub-population were considerably better at initiating germination than fungi from other sub-populations. Read about this project in Tierney et al. (2017).
  • Investigations into the Ecology, Biology and Genetics of the Endangered Terrestrial Orchid, Microtis angusii (Angus’s Onion Orchid). Project funded by Roads and Maritime Services, New South Wales (Project Number: 13.2592.2001; 2013-2015)

Current projects

  • Improving ex situ techniques to support threatened orchid translocations (Genoplesium and Prasophyllum) species. Project funded by the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, commenced July 2018. Find out more about this project here.
  • Developing ex situ propogation techniques and supporting future translocations for threatened orchids in South hub. Project funded by the NSW Department of Planning, Industry and Environment, and commenced in 2019. Find out more about this project here.

Publications

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