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Stanley, Frances

Photo of Frances Stanley
Job title: 

Project Staff: Seed Collections Assistant

Department: 
Collections
Joined Kew: 

2003

Qualifications and appointments: 
  • Nat. Cert. Horticulture, 1989
Role: 

I receive and assess incoming seed collections. Then I clean, x-ray, count, bank and germination test the received collections. I help organize and supervise cleaning undertaken by volunteers. If necessary I organize regenerations and harvest the relevant collections. I dispatch the associated wild-collected herbarium specimens for verification within three months to Kew. My other duties include taking cultivated herbarium specimens from the glasshouses to send to Kew.

Selected publications: 

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