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Botanic gardens play major roles in plant conservation globally.
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To understand and forecast biological responses to climate change, scientists frequently use field
The discipline of horticulture, growing and propagating plants under artificial conditions, has
a centuries-long tradition and has developed into a vital industry of breeding, propagating and
The USDA-ARS National Plant Germplasm System (NPGS) is a coordinated network of 19 genebank locations throughout the United States that perform research to acquire, maintain,
Predicting the flowering times of angiosperm taxa is a goal of mounting importance in the face of future climate change, with applications not only in plant biology and ecology, but also horticulture, agriculture, and invasive species management.
Studies in plant phenology have provided some of the best evidence for large-scale responses to recent climate change.
The Plant Phenology Ontology (PPO) was originally developed to integrate phenology observations of whole plants across different global observation networks.
Drought‐tolerant plants are increasingly recognized as a resource to mitigate the consequences
of climate change. Succulent plants use stored water to sustain metabolism