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39 Years of Palm Research at NYBG: A Retrospective

Friday, January 15, 2021

11 a.m. – 12 p.m. EST | Register Online

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 rain forest and Southeastern Asia. Learn about the process through which Andrew investigates the systematics and ecology of this biodiverse and economically important plant family, and the critical significance of this research for future conservation and sustainable use of palm trees worldwide.

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