TITLE

STUDYING PLANTS

AUTHOR(S)
Burnie, David
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Plant;2006, p88
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Book Chapter
ABSTRACT
A chapter from the book "Plant" is presented. It stresses the importance of botany in safeguarding all plant species. The author notes that the main responsibilities of a botanist are to discover new species in order to protect them from extinction, to preserve, to store plants while prolonging their shelf life through tissue culture, botanic gardens, and seed banks, and to give them names.
ACCESSION #
43662871

 

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