Profiling Peatlands to Safeguard Canada’s Wetlands

Posted on August 10, 2017

By: Natalie Sopinka Peatlands are unique wetland terrains made up of an accumulation of decaying plants; they also cover over 1 million km2 of Canada....

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All About Cacti

Posted on July 31, 2017

By: Natalie Sopinka It’s official, cacti are trendy. Cacti have flooded Etsy and Instagram. There are cactus-themed linens, wallpaper, shower...

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Behind the Scenes at Botany: Meet the Associate Editors

Posted on July 25, 2017

Ever wonder where your manuscript goes after you hit "Submit"? At Botany it arrives in the inbox of Editor-in-Chief Dr. Christian Lacroix. Next, it is...

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Given a Second Chance Rejected DNA Reveals a New Order of Microscopic Red Algae

Posted on June 6, 2017

A new species, genus, family, and order of red algae were recently described in Botany. Marine biologist Gary Saunders shares the story of this...

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Light Upon Wild Leek: Sustainable Harvesting and Optimal Light Environments for a Vulnerable Forest Herb

Posted on May 1, 2017

The wild leek can be deep-fried, sautéed, and pickled, but it is also a threatened species in Québec, Canada. In a new study published...

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