The project examines the role of the soil seed bank and whether burning impacts on the number and viability of seeds of Mitchell grass (Aristida latifolia) and other perennial grass species in the Mitchell grasslands of the Barkly region, Northern Territory. The student will work alongside government and university researchers.

Location: St Lucia campus and field work

Expected outcomes: knowledge that will help manage the focus grasslands

Supervisor: Professor Susanne Schmidt

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Project members

Professor Susanne Schmidt

Professor
School of Agriculture and Food Sciences
Affiliated Professor
Centre for Plant Science