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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 68 pages tagged with Botany:

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 focus is plant ecology with emphasis on cropping system diversification and ecological weed management. The aim of my research is to improve our knowledge of

Yong Zou

yong.zou@slu.se Yong Zou is a molecular biologist and plant physiologist with expertise in the study of metacaspases in the regulation of stress responses in green algae.

PhD half-time seminar: Tinkara Bizjak

PhD half-time seminar: Tinkara Bizjak anne.honsel@slu.se PhD half-time seminar organised by the Department of Forest Genetics and Plant Physiology   Tinkara Bizjak, Umeå Plant Science Centre,

Laura Chevaux

laura.chevaux@slu.se My research interests are mainly focused on plant community ecology. I am currently working on modelling the species colonization-extinction dynamics of boreal forest plant

Fröbanker i jorden skyddar inte floran från klimatförändringar

Plant species have evolved several clever ways to survive changes in their local environment. A new study from a European research team has shown that one common method – storing their seeds in the

Benjamin Forsmark

benjamin.forsmark@slu.se My research is focused on how forests respond to environmental changes and management decisions. For temperate and boreal forests, these responses depend heavily on the