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Botany, also referred to as plant biology, is the scientific study of plants and plant life. It covers a wide range of scientific disciplines that study the growth, reproduction, metabolism, development, diseases, and evolution of plants.

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Formation Of Cellulose Fibers Tracked For The First Time
News: recent work from the Carnegie Institution's Department of Plant Biology and Stanford University describes the first real-time observations of cellulose fiber formation.

Date: 28 Aug 2006, Rating: 5.00

Aspects of Plant Intelligence
Intelligence is not a term commonly used when plants are discussed. However, the author believes that this is an omission based not on a true assessment of the ability of plants to compute complex aspects of their environment, but solely a reflection of a

Date: 29 Jun 2006, Rating: 4.67, 14 pages

Researchers offer clues to how leaves patterns are formed
For years, biologists, mathematicians and even poets and philosophers have tried to decipher the rules and regulations behind those varied designs and now new research published in part at the University of Alberta offers a big clue to how those patterns

Date: 16 Jun 2006, Rating: 7.30