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Unlocking the secret of fire-driven plant germination

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Discovering the chemical in smoke that is so important in the germination of some Australian plants has been a high point in Kingsley Dixon’s career.

Now this Curtin-based scientist has been named a John Curtin Distinguished Professor for this achievement and his other admirable work in protecting the creatures and plants in our fragile ecosystem.

About the Centre for Mine Site Restoration

The Curtin-led Centre for Mine Site Restoration partners with mining companies to apply world-class science to the rehabilitation of retired mine sites. Learn more

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