The Threatened Species Recovery Hub’s six-year research program was completed in 2021. For more information see our about page.
Karen Sommerville is a horticultural scientist based at The Australian PlantBank
Her research experience ranges from the reproductive biology and genetics of saltmarsh plants to seed biology of alpine herbs, symbiotic culture of orchids and ex situ conservation of a range of plant species.
Karen's current role entails investigating ex situ conservation techniques for Australian rainforest species, particularly those affected by Myrtle Rust.