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Being a plant collector for the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is a wonderful opportunity and privilege.
Join the conversation to learn the conservation status of North America's bumble bees (including the federally endangered rusty patched bumble bee, Bombus affinis), threats they face, and conservation measures known to support healthy bee communities.
The National Tropical Botanical Garden has been collecting rare plant data in Hawai`i for over 40 years. When this information is paired with GIS technology, predictive indices can be created.
The Standards of Excellence in Plant Collections Management developed by the Plant Co
A companion Self-Assessment Tool is now available to help you evaluate your organization’s current level of collections management.
BBG intends to guide, limit and manage their plant collections through the implementation of procedures described within this document.
Genomic research depends upon access to DNA or tissue collected and preserved according to high-quality standards.
Public gardens can benefit from the introduction of new plants to the horticulture industry.
This report introduces readers to digital plant records management, provides a comparative analysis of the leading digital plant recordkeeping tools, and outlines considerations related to use of these tools to enhance plant care, public education, and