PhD scholarship: Addressing Drivers of Dieback in an Endangered Tree Species, Persoonia Hirsuta (Hairy Geebung)

Opportunity Type: 
Student
Closing Date: 
Monday, June 18, 2018

Hairy Geebung currently exists in small populations scattered around the Greater Sydney Region. Recovery efforts are threatened by the tendency of individuals to rapidly die with little warning. This is particularly concerning for individuals in environments undergoing restoration, and several stakeholders are looking for management options to ensure their survival. The aim of this project is to assess environmental factors that may be linked to dieback, particularly those related to beneficial and detrimental microbes and to plant nutrition. 

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Contact: Jeff Powell (jeff.powell@westernsydney.edu.au)