science of plant life

Botany is the study of plants. It is a science. It is a branch of biology, and is also called plant biology. It is sometimes called phytology. Scientists who study botany are called botanists. They study how plants work.

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Branches of botany Edit

Recent trends Edit

University departments of botany are often now merged into a wider group of specialities, including cell biology, genetics, ecology, cytology, palaeontology and other topics. This gives students and research workers access to a wider education and a wider range of research techniques.

Notable botanists Edit

References Edit

  1. "Reid Moran: Scientist was expert on plants from island off Baja". San Diego Union-Tribune. February 2, 2010. Archived from the original on 2016-11-14. Retrieved 14 November 2016.

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