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Twenty Years of Service Have Produced an International Research and Education Institute Known and Respected Around the World Fort Worth, TX (PRWEB) June 06,
A team of Belgian biologists led by researchers at KU Leuven has provided the first genetic evidence that rapid evolution can help non-native plant species spread in new environments.
The newly described plants are found in the deserts of California and Arizona and have a vibrant yellow colored inflorescences
The sweet-gum family Altingiaceae is a small group of wind-pollinated trees that produce hard, woody fruits that contain numerous seeds.
“The Nineteenth Century Flora of Dane County, Wisconsin: A Twenty-First Century Update” by Mark K.
An international team of scientists reveals that a unique strain of potato blight they call HERB-1 triggered the Irish potato famine of the mid-19th century
What Google is attempting for books, the University of California, Berkeley, plans to do for the world's vertebrate specimens: store them in "the cloud."
Fellowship provides funds for US graduate or undergraduate students majoring in botany or horticulture to intern with scientists at the renowned Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, UK Fort Worth, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) January 05, 2011 The Botanical Research Institute of Texas announced today its Ian Leese Fellowship in Horticulture award.
There are more than 70,000 new flowering plant species yet to be discovered, and more than half of them may have already been collected but not yet identified.
Botanists at the Missouri Botanical Garden have described eight new plant species collected in the Madidi National Park and surrounding areas located on the eastern slopes of the Andes in northern Bolivia.
Botanical Gardens are gardens used for educational purposes along with the study of botany. The gardens contain a variety of plants with each plant labeled with its botanical name. The gardens can be themed gardens containing a collection of like plants such as cacti, orchids, roses or herbs. Gardens may also specialize in certain plants from all over the world including the tropics and the alpines, utilizing greenhouses and shadehouses where needed. Botanical gardens are usually open to the...