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Plant Science

Plant Science, Videos

Nature in Your Backyard: Old-growth Forest

Posted in Plant Science, Videos

This Arbor Day, head into the forest with NYBG's Dr. Jamie Boyer and his daughter Emelia to learn about old-growth woodlands, and what you and ... Read More

Plant Science, Videos

Backyard Botany: Magnolias

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Did you know magnolias are as fascinating inside as out? Read More

History & People, Plant Science

Daylight Studies—an Emerging Discipline

Posted in History & People, Plant Science

Daylight surrounds us, and much of life, both plant and human, depends on it. The many dimensions of daylight have recently become an emerging field ... Read More

Plant Science, Videos

Anatomy of a Plant with Arvolyn Hill

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How much do your kids know about their favorite spring flowers? Read More

Plant Science, Videos

Backyard Botany: Daffodils

Posted in Plant Science, Videos

How much do you really know about daffodils? Go beyond the beauty of this spring favorite by digging a little deeper into the Narcissus genus. Read More

Plant Science

Backyard Botanizing

Posted in Plant Science

Being stuck at home doesn't mean you can't engage with nature. With phenology and Nature's Notebook, you can do it from your backyard—or even from ... Read More

Inside our Collections, Plant Science

Historical Species & Ecosystems Study: LuEsther T. Mertz Library Collections

Posted in Inside our Collections, Plant Science

Materials held in the LuEsther T. Mertz Library are extremely important resources for research related to climate change, especially those related to species distribution and ... Read More

Garden News, Inside our Collections, Plant Science

Pressed for Time: Herbaria & Environmental Threats Assessment

Posted in Garden News, Inside our Collections, Plant Science

Herbarium specimens are one of the very few tangible sources of information about how plants and fungi lived before industrialization, and during each successive period ... Read More

Plant Science

One Thousand Plant Genomes: Understanding One Billion Years of Evolution

Posted in Plant Science

The green plant tree of life is built upon many evolutionary innovations. Plants have come a long way since they began as single-celled organisms one ... Read More

Plant Science

Living Fossils: Applying Advances in Genome Sequencing to Decode the Genomes of Ancient Plants

Posted in Plant Science

The concept of a “living fossil” was first proposed by Darwin in his book On the Origin of Species in 1859. The term “living fossil” ... Read More

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