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Fires spark biodiversity criticism of Sweden's forest industry - Phys.Org


Phys.Org
Non-governmental organisations warn that there are considerable challenges to ensuring biodiversity for plants and animals amid the fight against global warming. One in 10 species in the country's forests is on the red list of the Swedish Species ...

"American Eden: David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic" by Victoria Johnson - Santa Fe New Mexican


Santa Fe New Mexican
The continent was, after all, abundant with undiscovered medicinal plants, and Hosack believed it would be possible for medical students to benefit from fieldwork experience with this New World botany. He named the 20-acre space on Fifth Avenue between ...

[Eye]Trailblazing through botany - The Korea Herald


The Korea Herald
[Eye]Trailblazing through botany. By Kim Bo-gyung. First female chief of national arboretum shares adventures, love for plants, dream for DMZ. Published : Jul 26, 2018 - 15:02; Updated : Jul 26, 2018 - 20:23. POCHEON, Gyeonggi Province -- At first, the ...

USDA PLANTS Database

Fort Collins - United States

Plant names, photos, fact sheets, and information on culturally significant plants, noxious and invasive plants, and threatened and endangered plants, with links to thousands of plant-related sites and software tools.

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USDA provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories.

DavesGarden: Plants Database
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PlantFiles is an identification database with over 150,000 plants. PlantFiles entries come with cultivation information and pictures supplied by member gardeners from around the world.

PLANTS Database: Aquilegia (Columbine)
United States

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

Central Africa Medicinal Plants Database
Belgium

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

Cornell University Poisonous Plants Information Database
United States

Includes plant images, pictures of affected animals, and presentations concerning the botany, chemistry, toxicology, diagnosis, and prevention of poisoning of animals by plants and other natural flora.

Michigan State University Extension Ornamental Plants Database: Lobelia cardinalis--Cardinal Flower
United States

Facts and growing tips for the flower.

USDA: Biotechnology
United States

USDA supports the safe and appropriate use of science and technology, including biotechnology, to help meet agricultural challenges and consumer needs of the 21st century. USDA plays a key role in assuring that products produced using biotechnology are safe to be grown and used in the United States. Once these products enter commerce, USDA supports bringing these and other products to the worldwide marketplace.

USDA: Agricultural Biotechnology
United States

One of three Federal Agencies, along with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), primarily responsible for regulating biotechnology in the USA.

Nutria - USDA Factsheet
United States

Description, identification, behavior, damage to the environment, and efforts to manage Myocastor coypus in the United States. [PDF]

USDA-APHIS-PPQ: Imported Fire Ants
United States