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European ash is a significant tree commercially, ecologically, and culturally. It is currently
threatened by two invasive species, the fungus that causes ash dieback and
Horticultural plants play various and critical roles for humans by providing fruits, vegetables, materials for beverages,and herbal medicines and by acting as ornamentals.
Conserving biodiversity for food and agriculture requires coordination and cooperation across local and global communities. Botanical gardens are at the crossroads of plant science and public engagement.
Plant breeding is crucial for improving agricultural crops for human use. However, an
urgent rethink is needed to ensure the next generation of plant breeders have the
The aim of this guide is to enable you to select appropriate trees for your planting scheme.
Originating in Europe in the 16th century, botanic gardens are found in nearly every country in the world.
Recent studies have shown that the use of native plants by landscape architects and contractors in the southeastern United States has increased as has the clientele interest level in native plants.
Urban forests produce ecosystem services that can beneﬁt city dwellers, but are especially vulnerable to climate change stressors such as heat, drought, extreme winds and pests.
Establishing conservation plantings is no easy task. Native seed are often small or fluffy and create a unique set of problems for the conservationist to overcome. Planters must be capable of planting these small, fluffy seeds at a consistent rate and s
Urban forests produce ecosystem services that can benefit city dwellers, but are especially vulnerable to climate change stressors such as heat, drought, extreme winds and pests.