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Endangered native plant gets boost to disease resistance

  • COURTESY UNIVERSITY OF HAWAII

    University of Hawaii researchers Anthony Amend and Geoff Zahn have found through an experiment that the rare native plant Phyllostegia kaalaensis can survive outside of a greenhouse environment.

A critically endangered Hawaiian plant that can safely exist only within a heavily managed greenhouse environment has new hope for long-term survival thanks to a novel experiment conducted by botanists from the University of Hawaii. Read more

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