Title Rare native plants and mosses to yield DNA fingerprints Degree of recognition National Media name/outlet The Scotsman Media type Country/Territory United Kingdom Date 17/11/19 Description This article written for the Scotsman reports on the work of the team from Edinburgh University on the Darwin Project. barcode around 8,000 key British species of plants, animals and fungi in the next two and a half years.
"Dr Alex Twyford, lecturer in botany at the University of Edinburgh, added: “The Darwin Tree of Life Project will transform our understanding of the British fauna and flora, providing new insights from the level of the gene to the entire ecosystem. The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and the University of Edinburgh will play an important role in collecting and analysing British plants and will use these data to inform our conservation science.”
Persons Alex Twyford