Botany, also called plant science(s) or plant biology, is the science of plant life and a branch of biology. A botanist or plant scientist is a scientist who specializes in this field of study. The term `botany` comes from the Ancient Greek word βοτάνη (botane) meaning `pasture`, `grass`, or `fodder`; βοτάνη is in turn derived ...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Botany
- the branch of biology that studies plantsFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=botany
• (a. & n.) The science which treats of the structure of plants, the functions of their parts, their places of growth, their classification, and the terms which are employed in their description and denomination. See Plant. • (a. & n.) A book which treats of the science of botany.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/botany/
<study> The scientific study of plant life. ... (09 Oct 1997) ... Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
the branch of biology that studies plantsFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=botany
Botany (previously Canadian Journal of Botany) is a monthly peer-reviewed scientific journal that has been published since 1929 by NRC Research Press. It features research articles and notes in all segments of botany. Botany was selected as one of the DBIO 100, the 100 most influential journals in biology and medicine over the las...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Botany_(journal)
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Botany is a New Zealand parliamentary electorate, returning one Member of Parliament to the House of Representatives of New Zealand. It was contested for the first time at the 2008 general election, and won by Pansy Wong for the National Party. Following Wong`s resignation in late 2010, a by-election returned Jami-L...Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Botany_(New_Zealand_electorate)
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The science which treats of the structure of plants, the functions of their p...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/B/83
Botany or phytology is the science of the vegetable kingdom. Plants may be studied from several different points of view. The consideration of their general form and structure, and the comparison of these in the various groups from the lowest to the highest, constitutes morphology. Anatomy and histology treat respectively of the bulkier and the mor...Found on http://www.probertencyclopaedia.com/browse/GB.HTM
botany That vocational branch of biological science that embraces the study of plants and plant life, including algae; and it also deals with taxonomy, morphology, physiology, and other aspects of plant science.Found on http://www.wordinfo.info/words/index/info/view_unit/2855/
botany, science devoted to the study of plants. Botany, microbiology, and zoology together compose the science of biology. Humanity's earliest concern with plants was with their practical uses, i.e., for fuel, clothing, shelter, and, particularly, food and drugs. The establishment of botany as an in...Found on http://www.infoplease.com/ce6/sci/A0808450.html
branch of biology that deals with the study of plants, including their structure, properties, and biochemical processes. Also included are plant ... [30 related articles]Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/b/97
Study of living and fossil plants, including form, function, interaction with the environment, and classification. Botany is subdivided into a number of specialized studies, such as the identification and classification of plants (taxonomy), their external formation (plant morphology), their internal arrangement (plant anatomy), their microscopic e...Found on http://www.talktalk.co.uk/reference/encyclopaedia/hutchinson/m0007637.html
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