Month: September 2019

Ickert-Bond Lab: systematics meets ecology, paleontology, and genomics

Paper published using taxon concepts for the flora of Alaska

To achieve information precision with true interoperability by connecting diverse specimen data resources through taxon concepts we can advance beyond what can be achieved with plant names alone. In the current issue (Fall 2019) of Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden, we reflect on differing traditions and opinions, taxonomic approaches, and access to material from…
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Ph.D. student Else Demeulenaere receives Botany Advocacy Leadership Award

This award organized by the Environmental and Public Policy Committees of the Botanical Society of America (BSA) and the American Society of Plant Taxonomists (ASPT) aims to support local efforts that contribute to shaping public policy on issues relevant to plant sciences. Her proposal Bringing Biocultural Diversity to the Forefront of the Political Agenda in…
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