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One skilled in botany; one versed in the knowledge of plants.

Origin: cf. F. Botaniste.

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Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable

... Johann Gregor Mendel proposed three laws governing heredity, which however did not see light of the day until after 30 years when in 1900 three botanists independently and almost simultaneously rediscovered them. Bateson coined the term “genetics” for the then emerging science of heredity in ...

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by PAWahid
Wed May 02, 2012 4:54 am
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: Molecular gene (genome) concept scientifically untenable
Replies: 12
Views: 38965

Some assistance identifying a "weed" in my garden...

Hello everyone, while I am a new addition, I am having problems pinpointing this plant and was hoping one of you botanists could easily pick it out. Here's an imgshack thumb: http://img861.imageshack.us/img861/1498/img0235zt.th.jpg I've tried reading about this ...

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by Forager
Fri May 20, 2011 11:31 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Some assistance identifying a "weed" in my garden...
Replies: 1
Views: 1332

Jalapenos VS> Serranos

I don't get you. Why should botanists prove her wrong, if she's not? Her teacher says, they are the same and she challenges everyone to prove HER wrong? Anyway, apparently they are the same http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jalape%C3%B1o http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Serrano_pepper

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by JackBean
Fri Feb 12, 2010 7:35 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Jalapenos VS> Serranos
Replies: 8
Views: 5279

Jalapenos VS> Serranos

... So, my wife is a culinary student and her chef tells the classes that jalapenos and serranos are the same thing. The exact same thing, and that botanists can't prove her wrong. She challenges everyone to prove her wrong. Some students even back her up saying that they are the same plant. I know ...

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by heartkore
Fri Feb 12, 2010 5:56 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Jalapenos VS> Serranos
Replies: 8
Views: 5279

I need a biologist

... General Biological Scientists Entomologists Fishery Biologists Microbiologists Soil Conservationist Wildlife Biologists Zoologists Agronomists Botanists Forestry Technicians Geneticists Horticulturists Plant Pathologists and Physiologists Range Conservationists Environmental Protection Specialists ...

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by s3analyst
Fri Jan 22, 2010 5:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: I need a biologist
Replies: 4
Views: 2167
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