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Uala Hawaiian Sweet Potato

POSTED ON Tue Jun 08, 2021
Our staff preserve essential heritage staple crops, like uala the Hawaiian sweet potato, brought to the islands by ancient voyagers. Find out how from our Curator of Living Collections, Mike DeMotta.
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Turning the Tide on Climate Change: Sea Water, Salinity and Coastal Plants

POSTED ON Tue May 11, 2021
Whether or not Hawaii’s coastal plants can tolerate changes in salinity remains largely unexplored, but a team of NTBG scientists and collaborators is on a mission to learn more.
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Uala – Hawaiian Sweet Potato

June 8, 2021

By Mike DeMotta, Curator of Living Collections ­ “He ‘uala ka ‘ai ho’ola koke i […]

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Turning the Tide on Climate Change: Sea Water, Salinity and Coastal Plants

May 7, 2021

Coastal plants may provide some of our best defenses against the impacts of climate change. […]

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Preserved Plants Play Foundational Role in Protecting Biodiversity

April 20, 2021

Around the globe, biological scientists are racing to discover and document species before they are […]

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Turning the Tide on Climate Change: Sea Water, Salinity and Coastal Plants

May 7, 2021

Coastal plants may provide some of our best defenses against the impacts of climate change. […]

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Preserved Plants Play Foundational Role in Protecting Biodiversity

April 20, 2021

Around the globe, biological scientists are racing to discover and document species before they are […]

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NTBG completes Red List catalogue of endemic plants

April 19, 2021

Researchers with the National Tropical Botanical Garden were devastated when the last known wild member of the endemic flowering plant Hibiscadelphus woodii was found dead in the Kalalau Valley in 2011.

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NTBG completes Red List catalogue of endemic plants

April 19, 2021

Researchers with the National Tropical Botanical Garden were devastated when the last known wild member of the endemic flowering plant Hibiscadelphus woodii was found dead in the Kalalau Valley in 2011.

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Finding Climate Solutions with Ancient Knowledge and New Technology

April 8, 2021

NTBG Science and Conservation staff blend traditional conservation knowledge with new technology to save plant species on the brink.

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How Hawaii Scientists Are Keeping Their Research Alive During The Pandemic

January 6, 2021

Fewer trips to the field have become the norm as scientists adapt by working from […]

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They’re endangered. They’re endemic.

December 18, 2020

And they’re coming back. Building on half a century of experience, NTBG is a leader in the conservation of endangered tropical plants.

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Uala – Hawaiian Sweet Potato

June 8, 2021

By Mike DeMotta, Curator of Living Collections ­ “He ‘uala ka ‘ai ho’ola koke i […]

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Plant Hunters Secure Biodiversity Hotspots

December 18, 2020

Today, NTBG’s plant hunters combine lessons from the past with modern technology to secure biodiversity hotspots in Hawaii and Florida.

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Simple Banana Recipes

December 8, 2020

In honor of our Healthy Plants, Healthy Planet fall campaign, we are sharing these incredibly simple banana recipes!

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Strength in Numbers

December 7, 2020

The worlds most popular fruit is one of the most susceptible to disease! NTBG is safeguarding your breakfast with a rare banana collection.

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Uala – Hawaiian Sweet Potato

June 8, 2021

By Mike DeMotta, Curator of Living Collections ­ “He ‘uala ka ‘ai ho’ola koke i […]

Full Article

NTBG completes Red List catalogue of endemic plants

April 19, 2021

Researchers with the National Tropical Botanical Garden were devastated when the last known wild member of the endemic flowering plant Hibiscadelphus woodii was found dead in the Kalalau Valley in 2011.

Full Article

Finding Climate Solutions with Ancient Knowledge and New Technology

April 8, 2021

NTBG Science and Conservation staff blend traditional conservation knowledge with new technology to save plant species on the brink.

Full Article

Plant Hunters Secure Biodiversity Hotspots

December 18, 2020

Today, NTBG’s plant hunters combine lessons from the past with modern technology to secure biodiversity hotspots in Hawaii and Florida.

Full Article
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Uala – Hawaiian Sweet Potato

June 8, 2021

By Mike DeMotta, Curator of Living Collections ­ “He ‘uala ka ‘ai ho’ola koke i […]

Full Article

NTBG completes Red List catalogue of endemic plants

April 19, 2021

Researchers with the National Tropical Botanical Garden were devastated when the last known wild member of the endemic flowering plant Hibiscadelphus woodii was found dead in the Kalalau Valley in 2011.

Full Article

Plant Hunters Secure Biodiversity Hotspots

December 18, 2020

Today, NTBG’s plant hunters combine lessons from the past with modern technology to secure biodiversity hotspots in Hawaii and Florida.

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For NTBG scientists in Hawaii, 2020 was a year of finding unknown plant populations

December 15, 2020

For NTBG scientists in Hawaii, 2020 was a year of finding unknown plant populations, locating nine species of rare and endangered plants.

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NTBG completes Red List catalogue of endemic plants

April 19, 2021

Researchers with the National Tropical Botanical Garden were devastated when the last known wild member of the endemic flowering plant Hibiscadelphus woodii was found dead in the Kalalau Valley in 2011.

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NTBG Completes IUCN Red Listing for all Kauai endemic plants

March 25, 2021

NTBG adds 225 IUCN Red List assessments to the world’s most comprehensive online source on the conservation status of the world’s species.

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How Hawaii Scientists Are Keeping Their Research Alive During The Pandemic

January 6, 2021

Fewer trips to the field have become the norm as scientists adapt by working from […]

Full Article

Plant Hunters Secure Biodiversity Hotspots

December 18, 2020

Today, NTBG’s plant hunters combine lessons from the past with modern technology to secure biodiversity hotspots in Hawaii and Florida.

Full Article
Load More…

Plant Hunters Secure Biodiversity Hotspots

December 18, 2020

Today, NTBG’s plant hunters combine lessons from the past with modern technology to secure biodiversity hotspots in Hawaii and Florida.

Full Article

Simple Banana Recipes

December 8, 2020

In honor of our Healthy Plants, Healthy Planet fall campaign, we are sharing these incredibly simple banana recipes!

Full Article

Strength in Numbers

December 7, 2020

The worlds most popular fruit is one of the most susceptible to disease! NTBG is safeguarding your breakfast with a rare banana collection.

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Tropical Crops Key in the Fight for Food Security

November 19, 2020

Tropical crops may be key in the fight for food security worldwide. NTBG’s Breadfruit Institute is making strides with a storied fruit!

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