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The BSA is a home for ALL botanists and plant scientists. We support the breadth and diversity of botanical research and education. Our main area of expertise is in supporting professional botanists and their students, but we also encourage our K-12 teachers, community college educators, affiliated professionals and amateurs members who benefit from what the we have to offer. We are a leading Society dedicated to BOTANY and its FUTURE.

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Botany 2017 team
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BSA Public Policy

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Botany Bill Needs Co-Sponsors in the US House of Representatives, please take action!

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AIBS Bi-Weekly Reports   Lawmakers Consider How Science Should Inform Policy Decisions
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SPEAK UP FOR SCIENCE   Add your voice to a growing cadre of scientists, educators, and science enthusiasts who are standing up for science.
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Society Publications & Research Journals

BSA Publication Highlights

 APPS   Measuring trees with the speed of sound
 APPS   Drones take off in plant ecological research
 APPS   Getting to the root of it: Predicting root biomass with electrical capacitance
 AJB   What can plants reveal about gene flow? That it's an important evolutionary force
AJB   Which came first, bi- or tricellular pollen? New research updates a classic debate



BOTANY and Plants!




» The Erosion of Collections-Based Science: Alarming Trend or Coincidence?

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» Uncommon Ground
» The Phytophactor
» Active Visual Learning
» Moss Plants and More
» No seeds, no fruits, no flowers: no problem.
» A Wandering Botanist
» Botany Professor


» The hidden beauty of pollination
» The roots of plant intelligence
» Why we're storing billions of seeds
» Nalini Nadkarni on conserving the canopy
» Why can't we grow new energy?
» World's oldest living things


» BSA members' PLANT VIDEOS online

» Economic Botany - How We Value Plants....
» Crime Scene Botanicals - Forensic Botany


» Why should you join the Society as a student?

» NEW MEMBERS - Connecting with the BSA

Careers in Botany

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» Some Careers Ideas
    • An Adventure - this is my job!
    • International Journey to a Botany Career
    • Botany as a career: Still having fun
» BOTANY - the students' perspective
    • Tanya, University of California
    • Patricia, University of Washington
    • Cheng-Chiang, Harvard University
    • Uromi, Yale University

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