Tamara Taylor Science Protecting Plant Health 2017

Tamara Taylor

Tamara Taylor is a vegetation ecologist specialising in the disease caused by myrtle rust (Puccinia psidii) infection in south east Queensland. For the past four years she has been researching the impact of myrtle rust on the fleshy-fruited Myrtaceae in south east Queensland as part of her PhD. Tamara's PhD research included an investigation into the impact of myrtle rust disease on plant biomass; a longitudinal study of leaf phenology and disease epidemiology; histological observations of disease development and a search for genetic resistance within an endangered population of host trees.

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