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Kallow, Simon

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Job title: 

UK National Tree Seed Project Officer

Seed Conservation Department
Collecting and Network Support
Joined Kew: 


Qualifications and appointments: 

MSc Conservation and Forest Protection, Imperial College, 2011


Simon works on the delivery of the UK National Tree Seed Project, developing a multi-provenance seed collection for the Millennium Seed Bank from all woody trees and shrubs across the UK. This involves co-ordinating and supporting the seed collecting of partner organisations by providing training, guidance and information. Simon develops the project database and GIS in order to monitor and plan the project priorities. He also provides material for awareness raising and web-based activities.

Selected publications: 

Kallow, S. (2014). UK National Tree Seed Project: Seed Collecting Manual. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Surrey.