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Food Explorer Brought Hundreds Of Immigrant Plants To America ... - NPR


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In the early 20th century, botanist David Fairchild traveled the world and brought plants back to the U.S. that we now see as thoroughly American. NPR talks with the author of a book on Fairchild.

Finish, Swedish nationals were poisoned - toxicology report - The Observer


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The two foreign nationals who died at Pearl of Africa hotel and Sheraton Kampala hotel had traces of poison in their systems, toxicology reports have revealed. The reports that were released by the directorate of government analytical laboratory (DGAL ...
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Plant Physiology Can Be Deceiving - Canyon News - LA Canyon News


LA Canyon News
Do you know that potatoes are neither tubers nor roots, but modified stems known as 'stolons'? Many seemingly familiar plants can be surprisingly deceptive.

Central Africa Medicinal Plants Database

Tervuren - Belgium

A searchable and browsable medicinal plant database for uses of traditional veterinarian and human medicines in Africa.

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    Botany - Ethnobotany

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    Prelude Medicinal Plants Database specialized in Central Africa — Metafro Infosys
    Metafro Infosys is a catalogue of data sets and data sources related to Central Africa (including Angola, Burundi and Rwanda).<br/>It is also the Digital Information Centre of the Royal Museum for Central Africa. Our data set includes documents, metadata information on institutions and research projects, library catalogues and collections.

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    Metafro - Rmac - Mrac - Kmma - Africamuseum - Central Africa - Congo - Burundi - Rwanda - Belgium

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Find images and information on the flowering plant Aquilegia, commonly known as the Columbine. Includes distribution map and classification.

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