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The impact of ancient tree form on modern landscape preferences

Empirical studies of the relationship between aspects of the landscape and human emotions have been fruitful over the last few decades. In fact, we are awash in data that describes a correlation between natural landscapes and positive human feelings.

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10/10/18
Comparative Biology of Cycad Pollen, Seed and Tissue - A Plant Conservation Perspective

Cycads are the most endangered of plant groups based on IUCN Red List assessments; all are in Appendix I or II of CITES, about 40% are within biodiversity ‘hotspots,’ and the call for action to improve their protection is longstanding.

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10/3/18
Navigating nature, culture and education in contemporary botanic gardens

Increasingly, humans are an urban species prone to ‘plant blindness’.

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10/3/18
The role of botanical gardens in scientific research, conservation, and citizen science

Botanical gardens devote their resources to the study and conservation of plants, as well as making the world's plant species diversity known to the public. These gardens also play a central role in meeting human needs and providing well-being.

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10/1/18
Can botanic gardens save all plants?

Early botanic gardens served medicine, and then they became important for
biological research as well as for the transfer of crop species around the globe.

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10/1/18
Taxonomy based on science is necessary for global conservation

Taxonomy is a scientific discipline that has provided the universal naming and classification system of biodiversity for centuries and continues effectively to accommodate new knowledge.

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9/17/18
Green Industry Survey of Native Plant Marketing in the Southeastern United State

Recent studies have shown that the use of native plants by landscape architects and contractors in the southeastern United States has increased as has the clientele interest level in native plants.

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9/17/18
Integrating invasive species policies across ornamental horticulture supply chains to prevent plant invasions

Ornamental horticulture is the primary pathway for invasive alien plant introductions.

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9/17/18
The Value of Pollinators and Pollinator Habitat to Rangelands: Connections Among Pollinators, Insects, Plant Communities, Fish, and Wildlife

Native pollinating bees are a vital component of the biologically diverse plant and animal community which is critical to healthy, ecologically functional range landscapes. There are more than 20,000 species of bees world-wide.

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9/12/18
Plant Collection's Network Acer References

A listing of 99 references related to Acer spp., thanks to the Acer multisite collection of the Plant Collection Network.

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9/4/18

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