palaeobotany


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palaeobotany

the study of fossils plants, particularly fossils of pollen grain, which are used in reconstructing past environments.
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A Ten-year Bibliometric Analysis of the Journal Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology (2003-2012).
(1995): "Holocene vegetation succession and degradation as responses to climatic change and human activity in the Serra de Estrela, Portugal", Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 89, pp.
Scientific interests: Quaternary stratigraphy and geology, palaeobotany, palaeoecology and palaeogeography, human impact on palaeoecosystems.
The claim in the cover blurb that the project 'incorporates the disciplines of archaeology, history, saga studies, osteology, zoology, palaeobotany, genetics, isotope studies, place names studies, environmental science, and historical architecture' is a boast amply justified.
Naresh Chandra Mehrotra, Director, Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, Lucknow, for providing scanning electron microscope facilities.
Piperno, "The occurrence of phytoliths in the reproductive structures of selected tropical angiosperms and their significance in tropical paleoecology, paleoethnobotany and systematics," Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, vol.
Experts at the Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany (BSIP) traced the origin of mango to the hills of Moghalaya, India from a 65m year old fossil of a mango leaf.
Cevallos-Ferriz, S.R.S., Stocked, R.S., and Pigg, K.B., 1991, The Princeton chert: Evidence for in situ aquatic plants: Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology; v.