Meet the plant detective helping gardeners and fighting crime

Cataloguing biodiversity is just one part of the job for the scientists at the National Herbarium of NSW, whose forensic skills are putting Australia’s plants under the microscopeEvery morning a pile of envelopes full of promise and possibility lands on Andrew Orme’s desk.In his case, promise and possibility means unidentified organic material waiting to be inspected, identified and preserved for the future. Continue reading… Source – Full Article

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