As a botanist, you study plants and apply your knowledge to teaching and research in agriculture, horticulture, land use planning, conservation, forestry, and medicine. You study the smallest pollen grains to the largest trees. You play an important role in environmental stewardship, particularly through contributions to conservation, sustainable practices, and remediation. Botanists often choose to specialize in a particular area of plant research, for example pathology, plant physiology, or plant taxonomy. (Adapted from Eco.ca)
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Date modified: December 15, 2017