News tagged with botanical garden

Protecting juniper from a berry uncertain future

Forest Research scientists have collected berries from juniper bushes across Great Britain as part of the UK National Tree Seed Project overseen by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. The berries are sent to ...

Dec 12, 2013
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Not just a pretty space

The magnificent plants at Oxford University's Botanic Garden and Harcourt Arboretum are always popular with visitors, but many people don't realise that they also have great scientific value.

Nov 28, 2013
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Tasmania home to first alpine sword-sedge

Researchers from the University of New England (Australia) and the Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust, Sydney (Australia), have discovered a high-altitude species of sedge from south-western Tasmania. ...

Nov 15, 2013
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