Economic Botany Today with Professor David Mabberley

Professor David Mabberley is returning to Adelaide Botanic Garden this October to deliver his fifth intimate lecture series – don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn from one of the world’s great botanical minds!

Date: Wednesday and Thursday, 24-25 October 2018
Time: 9am to 5pm
Where: Noel Lothian Hall, Adelaide Botanic Garden

Cost: $550 early bird rate (if paid by 31 August), $695 standard rate

Our daily lives are full of close encounters with the plant kingdom – including food, textiles, medicines, drugs, dyes, pesticides and spices. In Mabberley’s two-day Masterclass you’ll learn about the fascinating world of what is, in fact, the human side of plant-animal interactions.

This course is not only for botanists and ethnobotanists, but for all those interested in the biological basis of human society. The course will teach a far deeper understanding of plants; how they have shaped our past and how they can impact our future.

Economic Botany Today includes lunch, morning and afternoon teas, Garden and Museum tours and a botanical cocktail party at the Masterclass’ conclusion.

For further event details, please visit Botantic Gardens. Bookings for the event can be made at EventBrite.

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