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Wales to barcode all flowering plants

Barcode Wales project targets 1,143 native species Wales is aiming to be the first country to produce a DNA barcode for every one of its native flowering plants. BBC Earth News reported that the Barcode Wales project aims to use DNA barcodes catalogue all 1,143 species of native flowering plant “for biodiversity conservation and to […]

United Kingdom

National Node National Organization iBOL-UK   SSC Representative: Peter Hollingsworth Royal Botanical Garden Edinburgh SSC Alternate: Alfried Vogler Natural History Museum, London Vision The UK makes a major contribution to the iBOL 500K target by providing samples, DNA barcode sequences, taxonomic verifications, the development of protocols and data analysis methods, and leadership for individual taxonomic […]

Alfried Vogler

United Kingdom alternate Professor, Molecular Systematics,Imperial College & Natural History Museum, London, UK Website: Profile Email:

Peter Hollingsworth

UK representative Chair, WG1.2 – Land Plants Lead Geneticist, Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh, UK Website: Pete Hollingsworth’s home page Email:


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