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Botany, also called plant science(s) or plant biology, is the science of plant life and a branch of biology.

There are 72 pages tagged with Botany:

Velemir Ninkovic

mw-red@slu.se Senior Lecturer and External Collaboration Specialist in plant protection with emphasis on integrated pest management in agriculture Research interests My research area within

Gwang-Jung Kim

gwangjung.kim@slu.se Postdoctor at the Department of Forest Ecology and Management During my Ph.D. study, my interests focused on the plants' ecophysiological responses to extreme climate events.

Gersey Vargas

gersey.vargas.rivera@slu.se Gersey Vargas is a PhD researcher that is addressing questions related to how horse grazing shapes the insect and plant communities of semi-natural grasslands. He is

Paul Kardol

paul.kardol@slu.se To improve our ecological understanding and to effectively apply our expanding ecological knowledge to contemporary societal issues, such as land use and climate change, fields of

MicroRNA keeps young aspen trees longer green than older trees

In a forest, even trees have their generational conflicts. Young trees often find themselves under the canopy of the older trees. Their survival strategy is to kick off their growth earlier in spring

Markus Schmid

markus.schmid@slu.se A fundamental difference between the development of plants and most animals is that the former maintains the potential to form new organs throughout their life. This capacity

New theory disproves Leonardo Da Vinci’s ‘Rule of Trees’

A new model to calculate carbon uptake by trees illustrates why large trees may be more susceptible to drought. Previous models where based on Leonardo da Vincis rule of trees. Scientists from SLU

A global observatory to monitor biodiversity

At a time of unprecedented decline in Earth’s biodiversity, scientists are calling for a new system for monitoring and providing the data needed for decision making and conservation action. Earth’s

Crop protection futures in agriculture-en

Crop protection futures in agriculture futurefood@slu.se Crop production is the vital basis for our food system, but the current set up is highly dependent on inputs of chemical pesticides and

Mora Aronsson

mora.aronsson@slu.se  Swedish member of terrestrial CBMP (The Circumpolar Biodiversity Monitoring Program, a program under CAFF, Conservation of Arctic Flora and Fauna – a working group under

Florentine Ballhaus

florentine.ballhaus@slu.se all publications The plant catabolism laboratories

Alexander Menegat

alexander.menegat@slu.se My research focuses on ecological weed management and cropping system diversification. My aim is to improve our understanding of interactions within agroecosystems and to