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botany

(bŏt′n-ē)
n. pl. bota·nies
1.
a. The science or study of plants.
b. A book or scholarly work on this subject.
2. The plant life of a particular area: the botany of the Ohio River valley.
3. The characteristic features and biology of a particular kind of plant or plant group.

botany

The formal study of plants.

botany

(bot′ăn-ē, bot′nē) [From L. botanicus, fr Gr. botanikos, pert. to plants, fr botanē, plants, fodder]
The division of biology that studies plants.

botany

the scientific study of plants.
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| Fundraiser at Bangor University's botanic gardens in Treborth
'I visited the Royal Botanic Garden of Edinburgh and they have agreed to sign an MOU with Penang,' he told reporters after a mock cheque presentation at St Paul's Church today.
The exhibition hall will contain a collection of rare specimens of fresh flowers, seeds and herbariums of mountain plants of Kyrgyzstan, courtesy of the laboratory of flowering plants and the laboratory of experimental botany of the Botanic Garden named after Enver Gareyev.
QBG received an official invitation to participate in the International Congress from the University of Warsaw Botanic Garden, having been an active member of BGCI) since May 2016.
He added that this is also being done with a view to make the Botanic Garden a centre of excellence in the preservation of Rare, Endangered and Threatened (RET) and local plant species.
THE National Botanic Garden of Wales has received an international accolade for its science and horticultural excellence.
This time, Botanic Garden officials toned down the fanfare surrounding his bloom until they noticed Spike was beginning to open.
EXPLORING Jason Parkes checks out the Botanic Gardens in Belfast, above
But while there is an "astonishing" array of plants in the global network of botanic gardens, there is a significant bias towards temperate, rather than tropical, species, when it comes to conserving plants outside their natural habitat.
Botanic gardens responded to the challenge by forming the Botanic Gardens Conservation International (BGCI), under the auspices of the World Conservation Union (IUCN), and the Global Partnership for Plant Conservation (GPPC).
She is a Research Leader at the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, and author of books that include a Flora of Iraq, and Handbook of Arabian Medicinal Plants.
to take the kids The Botanic Gardens (again - Churchtown's only a small place!): With its playground, crazy golf, cafe (although sadly its museum is now closed), the Botanic Gardens remains a great day out for anyone with a family, whether you're a local or not.