Carl Linnaeus: Naming Nature

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
August 20, 2018

Carl Linnaeus: Naming Nature

Carl Linnaeus

Carl Linnaeus: Naming Nature BBC Radio Carl Linnaeus (1707-1778), today a largely unknown figure, is one of the giants of natural science. He devised the formal Latin binomial (two-part) naming system we use to classify all life forms. This BBC podcast is a panel discussion with moderator Quentin Cooper, botanist Dr. Sandra Knapp (Natural History […]

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Meet a Scientist: Jonathan Mahoney

by Jon Hetman, Director of External Relations & Communications
December 16, 2017

Meet a Scientist: Jonathan Mahoney

Jonathan Mahoney Deland Award

Jonathan Mahoney is a Visiting Research Fellow at the Arnold Arboretum and a recipient of the Deland Award for Student Research. Learn more about his work breeding the next generation of antioxidant-rich fruits in this interview for ARBlog.   What are you studying at the Arnold Arboretum? I’m studying applied plant breeding of Aronia (chokeberry), whose fruits are […]

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Higher Plants of China in Colour

by Larissa Glasser, Library Assistant
April 12, 2017

Higher Plants of China in Colour

Higher Plants of China

Higher Plants of China in Colour This set of pictorial works contains nearly 20,000 photographs of wild higher plants and important cultivated plants in China, the species of which number more than 10,000. Each of the species is concisely introduced in both Chinese and English from such aspects as Chinese name, Latin name, morphological features, […]

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