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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Recent progress in paleobotanical and geological studies of Pinus trifolio flora.
Based on paleobotanical and archaeological investigations, early exploitation and use of wild olive trees from the Near East to Spain have been documented since the Neolithic period [7, 8].
Multidisciplinary studies at Cerro Tapera Vazquez site, Pre-Delta National Park, Argentina: The archaeological, sedimentological and paleobotanical evidence.
Understanding ancient ecosystems, especially in regions or during intervals of time with a dearth of paleobotanical remains, hinges on an understanding of the vertebrates present.
(2012): The paleoenvironment of Hispanopithecus laietanus as revealed by paleobotanical evidence from the Late Miocene of Can Llobateres 1 (Catalonia, Spain).
This is quite far from truth, as phylogenetics confirm, not infrequently, some of the major results previously proposed by morphological and paleobotanical data (Schneider et al.
Sadly, major syntheses following Valentine's lead for the marine biota, such as Vermeij's Evolution and Escalation (1987) and Levinton's Genetics, Paleontology and Macroevolution (2001), as well as paleobotanical counterparts such as Karl Niklas's The Evolutionary Biology of Plants (1997), are not mentioned.
As a result, paleobotanical studies in various parts of Iran are essential for recording all traditional medicinal knowledge which was experienced among local people.
"Glen's project combined paleobotanical, paleontological, genetic, archaeological and paleoclimate data and did it in a bigger way, with many more data points, than has been done before," Van Valkenburgh, UCLA geographer, said.
The scope of research expanded with work on fish and insects (Wilson 1977a, b, 1978, 1980) and paleobotanical study focusing on the Republic site (e.g.
(1965): Paleobotanical dating of upper Carboniferous folding phases in NW Spain.
Lertzman (1996) Stratigraphic and paleobotanical evidence for prehistoric human-induced environmental disturbance on Mo'orea, French Polynesia.