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Hanson, Sarah

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Job title: 

Project Staff: Seed Collections Assistant

Department: 
Collections
Joined Kew: 

2013

Foreign languages: 

French, Spanish (basic).

Qualifications and appointments: 
  • MSc Plant Diversity (Reading University), 2013.
  • Horticultural traineeship (RBG, Kew), 2012.
Role: 

I assist with the curation of seed collections for long-term storage and conservation. This includes the assessment of incoming seed collections followed by their cleaning, germination testing and regeneration where necessary; research into germination requirements and dormancy issues; managing interval germination testing; assisting with training for visitors to the Millennium Seed Bank to deliver the MSB Partnership’s capacity building aims and assisting with seed collecting off site.

Selected publications: 

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