Botanic Garden Intern Carolyn Whiting '10

Summer Research Project 2009

Seed Collection and Processing in context of the Botanic Garden's Index Seminum

Funded by the B. Elizabeth Horner Fund in the Biological Sciences, Summer Research Fellows Program

Fill seed orders and collect and process native seeds for the Botanic Garden's Index Seminum. Research and summarize the ideal seed collection dates and local locations for all species collected from 1999 to 2008. Propose recommendations to improve seed storage protocols.


Carolyn Whiting '10