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Third Global Botanic Garden Congress - Papers by Author



Aldous, David, The University of Melbourne, Australia

Social, environmental, economic and health benefits of botanic gardens

Allenstein, Pamela, American Public Gardens Association, USA
PlantCollectionsTM: linking national and international living plant databases

Angus, Hugh, The National Arboreta, UK
Developing an ex situ conifer collection

Aplin, David, National Botanic Garden of Belgium, Belgium
The use of barcoding beyond the supermarket

Aplin, David, National Botanic Garden of Belgium, Belgium
Indices seminum: are they really worth the effort?

Ashmore, Sarah, Griffith University, Australia
Conservation of recalcitrant-seeded species

Ausloos, Gert, National Botanic Garden of Belgium
Are we preaching at the right level?

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Balbach, Harold, US Army Engineer Research and Development Center (USA-ERDC), USA

Strategy for in situ conservation of at-risk and declining sandhills species

Bardin, Philippe, Conservatoire Botanique du Basin Parisien, France
The network of Conservatoires Botaniques Nationaux in France and the implementation of the GSPC

Bohemen, Hein van, University of Technology Delft, The Netherlands
Ecological engineering and botanic gardens

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Cameron, Grant, Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne, Australia

Managing risks to support sustainability: experiences from creating the new Australian Botanic Garden in Melbourne

Carolus, Berenice, South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), South Africa
Theme gardens and interpretation in a S. African NBG context

Chen, Xiaoya, Shanghai Institute of Biological Sciences, CAS, China
Plant diversity and human health

Clubbe, Colin, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK
Travelling training courses: Uganda and Montserrat

Costa, Maria Lúcia Nova da , Brazilian Botanic Gardens Network, Brazil
Implementing a plant record system for Brazilian botanic gardens

Cowell, Carly, South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), South Africa
Restoration protocols for Fynbos species

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Davis, Kate, Consultant, Canada

Access and benefit-sharing negotiations: an update for botanic gardens

Delmas, Maite, Museum National d’Histoire Naturelle, Paris, France
Sharing science at the Natural History Museum, Paris

Ding, Zimian, Institute of Medicinal Plant Development (IMPLAD), China
Role and status of the botanical garden in the process of domestication of medicinal plants

Dorofeyeva, Lyudmila, Botanical garden RAS Ural Div, Russia
Problems of scientific coordination in the development of the system of Russian botanical gardens

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Forbes, Stephen, Botanic Gardens of Adelaide, Australia

How botanic gardens change the world – institutional arrangements & policy influence in plant conservation

Fullard, Donovan, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, South Africa
Ecotourism and botanic gardens – an education perspective

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Gaffney , Felicity, National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Ireland

Schools and science in the gardens

Galbraith, David, Royal Botanical Gardens, Hamilton, Canada
Importance of the International Agenda

Gavhi, Peter, Free State National Botanical Garden, South Africa
Free State NBG; educating communities about plant diversity awareness and conservation

Gibbs, Douglas, BGCI, UK
Using the International Agenda: a global overview

Gibbs, Douglas, BGCI, UK
What, where and how to conserve plants: a preparatory project

Gilani, Aneel, Quaid-I-Azam University, Pakistan
Traditional knowledge and its importance in biodiversity conservation

Gómez Mejía, Alberto, Quindío Botanic Garden, Colombia
The inefficiency of the Andean Decision on access to genetic resources and benefit sharing

Graziano, Andre, Agronomical Institute, Campinas, Brazil
Plants and humans: landscape design and the botanical education programme

Griffiths, Alistair, Eden Project, UK
Eden Project, facilitating change

Griffiths, Alistair, Eden Project, UK
Knowing your visitors, responding to their needs

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Hamilton, Alan, Plantlife International, UK

Medicinal plant conservation in the Himalayas: lessons from the field

Hanzelka, Petr, Prague Botanic Garden, Czech Republic
Conservation project of domestic cultivars of ornamental perennial plants in Prague Botanic Garden

Harrison, Bernard, Bernard Harrison & Friends Ltd, Singapore
Possible new directions for botanic garden development

Havens, Kayri, Chicago Botanic Garden, USA
Chicago Botanic Garden’s conservation and outreach efforts on climate change

Hawker, Jeremy, Christchurch, New Zealand
Public consultation process for Christchurch Botanic Garden

Hawkins, Belinda, BGCI, UK
Prioritising action to save medicinal plants

He, Tianhua, Curtin University of Technology, Australia
A molecular assessment of the key biological processes of dispersal and mating in banksias: implications for conservation

He, Shanan, Nanjing Botanic Garden Mem. Sun Yat-Sen, China
A discussion on the dynamics of living collections

Hernández Bermejo, Esteban, IMGEMA-Jardín Botánico de Córdoba, Spain
The GSPC implementation in Spain: first steps towards a National Plant Conservation Strategy in Spain

Hotka, Peter , Arboretum Mlynany SAS, Slovakia
General knowledge of Chinese woody plant introduction in the Arboretum Mlynany SAS

Hu, Yonghong, Shanghai botanic gardens, China
The botanic garden and ecological city - Case study of Shanghai botanic gardens

Hyvarinen, Marko, University of Oulu Botanical Garden, Finland
Ex situ conservation of threatened seashore plants - time out for populations hit by global change

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Johnson, Brian, c/o United States Botanic Garden, Washington, USA
Conservation interpretation at the United States Botanic Garden

Jiang, Houquan, Wuhan Botanical Garden, China
Promoting education about plant diversity

Jiao, Genlin, Shenzhen Fairy Lake Botanical Garden, China
Conservation planning: Chinese Magnolias at the Shenzhen Fairy Lake Botanical Garden


Kane, Ailene, New England Wildflower Society, USA

Community conservation - a grassroots approach to building a sustainable future

Ke Loc, Phan, Institute of Ecology and Biological Resources, Hanoi, Vietnam
Conserving Vietnamese conifers

Kiehn, Michael, University of Vienna, Austria
The Austrian Botanic Gardens Working Group

Kim, Yong-Shik, Yeungnam University, Korea
Formal and informal education at Daegu Arboretum

Krohmner, Julia, Institute for Ecology, Evolution & Diversity, University of Frankfurt, Germany
Village Botanic gardens as a tool for preserving plant diversity and indigenous knowledge on a local scale in Benin and Burkina Faso

Kuzevanov, Victor, Botanic Garden of the Irkutsk State University, Russia
Botanic garden resources: linking biodiversity and human well-being

Kuzevanov, Victor, Botanic Garden of the Irkutsk State University, Russia
Communicating the mission of the Lake Baikal region botanic garden

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Lanata , Francesca, Kisantu Botanic Garden, DR Congo

The challenge of the rehabilitation of a garden in a country in search of stability and good governance

Lane, Annie, Bioversity International, Rome, Italy
Climate change and conservation of crop wild relatives

Leaman, Danna, IUCN-SSC Medicinal Plant Specialist Group, Canada
Medicinal plant conservation and sustainable use: Questions about an important global resource

Leiva Sánchez, Angela T., Jardín Botánico Nacional, Universidad de La Habana, Cuba
Conservation of Cuban Palms

Lewis, Caroline, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, USA
Community change with the 'Fairchild Challenge'

Leyman, Viviane, National Botanical Garden of Belgium, Belgium
Saying one thing, doing another . . are you peat free?

Li, Xiaodong, Wuhan Botanical Garden, China
Distribution and conservation strategy of eight threatened gymnosperm species in China

Liu, Yifei, Wuhan Botanical Garden, CAS, China
Conservation and restoration of the plants in the Three Gorges Reservoir - a case study from Myricaria laxiflora

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Ma, Jinshuang, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, USA

Review of the Chinese local and national Floras

Maloupa, Eleni, Balkan Botanic Garden of Kroussia, Greece
In situ conservation of the Balkan Botanic Garden of Kroussia, Greece

Maloupa, Eleni, Balkan Botanic Garden of Kroussia, Greece
What's new in a deciduous oak forest? The 'Path of Plant Biodiversity' in the Balkan Botanic Garden

Matchett, Alan, Dunedin City Council , New Zealand
Dunedin Botanic Garden: planning for relevance and sustainability in the community

McAuliffe, Joseph, Desert Botanical Garden, USA
Scientific value of herbarium vouchers of living collections

McDonald, Edel, National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Ireland
Managing health and safety at the National Botanic Gardens of Ireland

Mei, Li, Nanjing Botanic Garden Mem. Sun Yat-Sen, China
Communicating the conservation message in a more interactive way

Mellichamp, Larry, University of North Carolina at Charlotte , USA
Why conserve Sarracenia pitcher plants

Membrives, Nuria, Marimurtra Botanical Garden , Spain
Securing the flora of Catalonia

Mokoae Moletsane , Erick, South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), South Africa
Ensuring the sustainability of environmental education programmes; contributing to the Global Strategy for Plant Conservation

Mougal, James, Seychelles National Botanical Garden, Seychelles
Reintroduction of Impatiens gordonii in the Seychelles

Müller, Jonas, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK
The European Native Seed Conservation Network – progress towards target 8 of the GSPC

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Newton, Christine, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK

Whose role is it in the UK to champion plants in education?

Newton, Christine, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK

The reduction in the teaching of plant science and conservation in schools; a UK perspective

Nicholson, Mark, Plants for Life International, Kenya
Experiences with developing a botanic garden in the uplands of Kenya

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Oliver, Ian, Karoo Desert National Botanical Garden, South Africa

SANBI - threatened plants programmes and the plight of Ghaap Hoodia gordonii (Masson) Sweet ex Decne. in the wild

Omar, Samira, Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, Kuwait
In situ and ex situ conservation of genetic diversity of desert plants of Kuwait

Onyango, John C., University Botanic Garden, Maseno University, Kenya
The role of Maseno University Botanic Garden in education and plant conservation

Oteng-Yeboah, Alfred, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Accra,, Ghana
Ghanaian needs assessment: criteria and findings

Oteng-Yeboah, Alfred, Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Accra,, Ghana
CITES and livelihoods

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Parker, John, Cambridge University Botanic Garden, UK

Teaching and research: how university botanic gardens address conservation

Paternoster, Monique, Conservatoire Botanique National de Mascarin, La Reunion
Trails of inheritance

Patzelt, Annette, Sultan Qaboos University, Oman
Status of in situ and ex situ plant conservation in the Sultanate of Oman, Southern Arabia

Peralta, Iris, Jardin Botánico Chacras de Coria –UNCu, Argentina
Conservation of Tomato and its wild relatives

Persoon, Hans, University Botanical Gardens, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Atlantis-BG a standard for comprehensive, web-based collection management

Pitman, Sheryn, Botanic Gardens of Adelaide, Australia
Educating to conserve plant diversity through sustainable landscaping

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Rae, David, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, UK

Landscape assessment and development plans

Rae, David, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, UK
A Benefit Sharing Agreement for the commercialisation of Chilean plants in the UK

Rammeloo, Jan, National Botanic Garden of Belgium, Belgium
Are botanic gardens doing enough for conservation in Europe?

Richard, Philippe, Bordeaux, France
Building a new garden today: a non-conventional way to communicate about plants

Romanov, Mikhail, Main Botanical Garden of RAS, Moscow, Russia
Reproductive biology studies - the way of understanding plant diversity

Rudge, Jonathan, Plantlife International , UK
Important Plant Areas: the challenge of climate change

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Sabu, Mamiyil, Calicut University Botanical Garden, India

Conservation of Indian gingers at Calicut University Botanical Garden

Sampaio Perreira, Tania, Rio de Janeiro Botanic Garden, Brazil
Conservation action plan for the Brazilwood, Caesalpinia echinata, in Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil

Sanchez Martinez, Emiliano, Jardín Botánico Regional de Cadereyta, Mexico
Conservation of endangered species: action of Querétaro Botanic Garden

Sánchez, Marcela, Institute of Biological Resources, Argentina
The Action Plan for Botanic Gardens in Argentina

Schulman, Leif, Helsinki University Botanic Garden, Finland
Botanical Collecting Effort in Amazonia

Seeni, Sooriamuthu, Tropical Botanic Garden & Research Institute, India
In vitro multiplication and restoration of selected RET plants of India

Shepherd, Dan, Columbia University, USA
Communicating plant conservation in the USA

Shinwari, Muhammad Ibrar, Pakistan Museum of Natural History, Pakistan

Sustainable utilization of moist temperate Himalayan medicinal plants in Pakistan

Skridaila, Audrius, Botanical Garden of Vilnius University, Lithuania
Research of Taxus baccata L. genetic diversity in three Baltic countries - part of a regeneration programme of disappeared native species in Lithuania

Smith, Robert, Mount Tomah Botanic Garden, Australia
World Heritage Links for botanic gardens - a case study

Smith, Paul, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK
The importance of seed banks in a changing climate

Smith , Paul, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK
The MSB Project: Progress towards the GSPC Target 8 worldwide

Somashekhar, BS, Foundation for Revitalisation of Local Health Traditions, India
GARDENIA: medicinal plant diversity education with rural communities in southern India

Spalton, Andrew, Diwan of Royal Court , Oman
The Oman Botanic Garden – an iconic new garden for the Arabian Peninsula

Srinivasan, Ganeshan, Tropical Botanic Garden & Research Institute, India
Plant genetic resources conservation - Integrated strategies

Stanning, Julian, Consultant, Kenya
Trees 2000 - a project to restore indigenous tree plantings in Kenya

Strid, Arne, Göteborg Botanical Garden, Sweden
Lost and found in the Greek flora

Sun, Weibang, Kunming Institute of Botany, China
Conservation of Magnoliaceae in China: The five flagship speciesin Yunnan of SW China

Sun, Wei-Bang, Kunming Institute of Botany, China
Characteristics of Tithonia diversifolia: an alien invasive plant in Yunnan, SW China

Suzuki, Mitsuo, Botanical Gardens, Tohoku University, Japan
The present condition of plant conservation by Japanese botanical gardens and their provisions for the 2010 Target

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Tamm, Heiki, Botanical Garden of the University of Tartu , Estonia

Conservation of Estonian flora

Tan, Kit, Institute of Biology, University of Copenhagen, Denmark
The endemic flora of Greece

Tan, Yong, Turpan Desert Botanic Garden, China
Conservation and use of Calligonum for the stability of desert ecosystems

Tan, Bian, BGCI , Singapore
South East Asia Botanic Gardens (SEABG)

Tan, Bian, BGCI, Singapore
Raising the profile of plants in Indonesia

Tieu, Anle, BGCI, Singapore
BGCI China Programme – training workshops and staff exchanges

Tombolato, Antonio Fernando, Jardim Botânico do Instituto Agronômico – IAC, Campinas, Brazil
Brazilian descriptor for Hippeastrum hybrids

Twine, Monique, Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, South Africa
Case study of threatened lowland

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Upson, Tim, Cambridge University Botanic Garden, UK

What to grow? redefining the glasshouse collections at Cambridge University Botanic Garden


Vacek, Oldrich, Prague Botanic Garden, Czech Republic

Schools' education in Prague Botanic Garden

Vergou, Asimina, Bath University, UK
Flourishing collaborations - the story of Wakehurst Place, RBG Kew and a local school

Villamil, Carlos B., Universidad Nacional del Sur, Argentina
Grassland restoration in the southern Pampas

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Wang, Liangsheng, Institute of Botany, CAS, China

The conservation and sustainable utilization of core germplasms of tree peonies (Paeonia section Moutan DC.)

Webb, Mark, Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority, Australia
Role of botanic gardens in commercial plant development

Wei Har, Wong, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Singapore
Children’s education in Singapore – responding to need

Wijesundara, Siril, Royal Botanic Gardens, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Botanic Gardens in Sri Lanka past, present and future

Willis, Chris, South African National Biodiversity Institute (SANBI), South Africa
From NBI to SANBI: the biodiversity challenge

Willison, Julia, BGCI, UK
Communicating the importance of plant diversity - Reporting on the outcomes of the Target 14 meetings worldwide

Willison Julia & Kneebone, Sarah, BGCI, UK
A global snapshot of botanic garden education provision

Worsman, Rusty, Mount Tomah Botanic Garden, Australia
Ecotours - towards sustainable tourism for botanic gardens

Wyse Jackson, Diane, BGCI, UK
BGCI’s global living collections database

WyseJackson, Peter, National Botanic Gardens of Ireland, Ireland
Developing and implementing a policy on sustainability for a botanic garden: experiences from Dublin

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Xu, Ling, South China Botanical Garden, China

Using images to attract visitors in botanic gardens


Ye, Qi-gang , Wuhan Botanical Garden, China

Propagation of endangered fern Adiantum reniforme var. sinense endemic to the Three-Gorge Area for conservation

Ying, Zhu, Beijing Botanic Garden, China
Plant-based education, what is the picture in China?


Zhang, Deshun, Shanghai Institute of Landscape Architecture, China

The conservation status and conservation strategy of Picea neoveitchii

Zhang , Qingsong, Lushan Botanical Garden, China
The introduction of Lushan Botanical Garden

Zhong, Tailin, Botany Garden of Zhejiang Forestry College, China
The theory and practice of the eco-botany garden of the Zhejiang Forestry College


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