Tag - economic botany

Books

Botany in the 317 years-long century…

The Botany of Empire in the Long Eighteenth Century. Yota Batsaki, Sarah Burke Cahalan and Anatole Tchikine (Editors). Dumbarton Oaks, 2016. Notwithstanding...

Plant Cuttings

369,400…and counting(!)

Being an avid supporter of the importance of plants (I do hope that’s come over quite strongly in my various blog items..?), I’m always keen to share with my...

Plant Cuttings

Botanotechnoinspirationals

This item concerns uses of botanical bits-and-pieces in ways that Nature never intended. But having also brought forth Man, that natural entity has given that...

Plant Cuttings

Noble plant wins Nobel Prize!

We don’t usually have much cause to celebrate the Nobel Prizes in botany *, so let’s make the most of the 2015 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine. No, it’s...

Plant Cuttings

All’s fir in love and war

Having recently ‘inherited’ some new lecture topics in Ecology at my university, including having to supervise the herbivory practical in which snails are set...