Navigation Links
Missouri Botanical Garden publishes first catalogue of plants of the Southern Cone
Date:12/1/2008

he use of general agreed names, which makes it possible to communicate accurately about the organisms being considered. If, for example, the molecular properties or other features of specific kinds of plants are to be investigated, a firm scientific classification of the species being investigated is necessary first.

This important project was enhanced by the Missouri Botanical Garden's strong partnership with the Instituto de Botnica Darwinion in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Its director, Dr. Fernando Zuloaga, was the principal/lead editor of the eight-year project and emphasizes the importance of the catalog in preserving the plant species of the Cono Sur region.

"It's simply not possible to preserve, what we don't know," said Zuloaga. "Now more rational conservation priorities can be set for the region, selected areas can be preserved and enhanced, and plants in special danger of becoming extinct in nature can be brought into cultivation in botanical gardens or seed banks."

The Catologue is the result of the work of over a hundred botanists representing institutions from throughout the Americas and elsewhere in botanical centers worldwide. The individual treatments were subjected to expert review and refinement before the volumes were published. Fernando Zuloaga believes a project of such continent-wide magnitude could not have been accomplished without the successful collaboration among scientists in so many different countries.

"It should be considered as a model for similar projects in other regions of the world, encouraging, beyond political boundaries, the international cooperation of the scientific community, in order to analyze in full the natural environment," said Zuloaga.


'/>"/>

Contact: Julie Bierach
julie.bierach@mobot.org
314-577-5141
Missouri Botanical Garden
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2

Related biology news :

1. Missouri Botanical Garden mounts milestone 6 millionth herbarium specimen
2. Missouri board grants Washington University Sustainability Center $3 million
3. Missouri Police Department Introduces Electronic Traffic Citations
4. Smithsonian scientists find evidence that could rewrite Hawaiis botanical history
5. Springer and the New York Botanical Garden Press join forces to publish botanical journals
6. Childrens gardening programs grow environmental stewards
7. Growing a garden of future environmental leaders
8. Childrens gardens mushrooming
9. Over the back fence: gardeners get advice from neighbors, friends
10. Attack of the invasive garden ants
11. Childrens gardens mushrooming
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:9/18/2014)... stressed they are often grouchy, grumpy, nasty, distracted or ... EPFL have just highlighted a fundamental synaptic mechanism that ... of social skills and cognitive impairment. When triggered by ... the brain. This was revealed by a work published ... team went to look for answers in a region ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... is probably the ultimate form of camouflage: you don,t ... this strategy is not as uncommon as you might ... County, USA, explains that the larval life stages of ... part of the anatomy that most creatures cannot make ... have to shield each individual eye unit with an ...
(Date:9/18/2014)... their entire lives nestling in the protective tentacles of ... they sometimes travel hundreds of kilometres across the open ... fish has been predicted, this is the first time ... populations has been observed. , Dr Steve Simpson, Senior ... University of Exeter, and colleagues from the Australian Research ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):How stress tears us apart 2Transparent larvae hide opaque eyes behind reflections 2Expedition finds Nemo can travel great distances to connect populations 2Expedition finds Nemo can travel great distances to connect populations 3
... fly is a complicated business of tapping, singing, wing vibration, ... needed to produce this complex behavior, according to new research ... The gene encodes the Fruitless protein. Male and female flies ... of sex-specific splicing of the mRNA. The male form of ...
... some forms of congenital blindness through gene therapy, researchers at ... born with the blinding disease Leber congenital amaurosis, is also ... this enzyme has long been a mystery to scientists. , ... Pigment Epithelium," is published in the Aug. 12 issue of ...
... agents involved in causing horrific brain-wasting diseases such as ... and chronic wasting disease in deer and elk. Now, ... prion protein--one lacking an "anchor" into the cell membrane--may ... disease process, according to scientists at the Rocky Mountain ...
Cached Biology News:Single gene is genetic switch for fly sexual behavior 2Single gene is genetic switch for fly sexual behavior 3UCLA researchers identify key enzyme linked to childhood blindness 2Variant prion protein causes infection but no symptoms 2
(Date:9/19/2014)... (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 ... its potential to revolutionize the world has attracted ... corporations and small start-ups. The early years of ... projects largely due to the high risks involved, ... budgets earmarked for this evolving technology have been ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... SAN FRANCISCO , Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ ... announced results from preclinical studies characterizing the analgesic ... oral, peripherally-acting kappa opioid receptor agonist molecules. The ... molecule polymer medicinal chemistry platform. The ... described in the medical literature. 1,2 Kappa ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... NC (PRWEB) September 19, 2014 ... Biobased Product Label for its Organic Cotton . ... product’s amount of renewable biobased ingredients meets or exceeds ... intermediate materials composed in whole or in significant part ... logo/label will allow our Organic cotton to be immediately ...
(Date:9/19/2014)... , The first grants awarded ... Endocrinology (ESPE) Meeting  Investment supports innovative projects ... the field of growth  , EMD Serono, ... , today announced the first recipients of the ... were announced during a Satellite Symposium organized by EMD ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Growing R&D Investments & Developments in Nanomaterials to Drive the Global Nanotechnology Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 2Growing R&D Investments & Developments in Nanomaterials to Drive the Global Nanotechnology Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 3Growing R&D Investments & Developments in Nanomaterials to Drive the Global Nanotechnology Market, According to New Report by Global Industry Analysts, Inc. 4Nektar Presents Positive Preclinical Data on Oral, Peripherally-Acting Kappa Agonist Molecules at 2014 American Academy of Pain Management Meeting 2Nektar Presents Positive Preclinical Data on Oral, Peripherally-Acting Kappa Agonist Molecules at 2014 American Academy of Pain Management Meeting 3Nektar Presents Positive Preclinical Data on Oral, Peripherally-Acting Kappa Agonist Molecules at 2014 American Academy of Pain Management Meeting 4Nektar Presents Positive Preclinical Data on Oral, Peripherally-Acting Kappa Agonist Molecules at 2014 American Academy of Pain Management Meeting 5Barnhardt Manufacturing Company Earns USDA Certified Biobased Product Certification and Label for Organic Cotton 2EMD Serono Awards Grant for Growth Innovation (GGI) for the First Time 2EMD Serono Awards Grant for Growth Innovation (GGI) for the First Time 3
... June 27, 2010 , , ... - Outstanding Young Women Biologists, Chemists, Physicists and,Mathematicians Recognized Across the Developing World , ... The Elsevier Foundation, TWAS and TWOWS announced today ... , Asia , Latin America and the Caribbean for their research ...
... use our mobile phone to buy bus and train tickets ... states by just presenting an electronic card or passport, thanks ... of us hate standing in queues or filling out forms, ... save hours of our time running to offices and waiting ...
... CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts , ... SHPGY ), the global specialty biopharmaceutical,company, announced today ... of the European Medicines Agency adopted a positive opinion ... replacement therapy (ERT) for the treatment of type 1 ...
Cached Biology Technology:Twelve Women Scientists Announced as Winners of Elsevier Foundation TWOWS Awards 2Twelve Women Scientists Announced as Winners of Elsevier Foundation TWOWS Awards 3Twelve Women Scientists Announced as Winners of Elsevier Foundation TWOWS Awards 4Twelve Women Scientists Announced as Winners of Elsevier Foundation TWOWS Awards 5Twelve Women Scientists Announced as Winners of Elsevier Foundation TWOWS Awards 6Twelve Women Scientists Announced as Winners of Elsevier Foundation TWOWS Awards 7Really smart card project scoops EUREKA 2010 Innovation Award 2Really smart card project scoops EUREKA 2010 Innovation Award 3Really smart card project scoops EUREKA 2010 Innovation Award 4Shire Receives CHMP Positive Opinion for VPRIV(TM) (velaglucerase alfa) for the Treatment of Type 1 Gaucher Disease in the European Union 2Shire Receives CHMP Positive Opinion for VPRIV(TM) (velaglucerase alfa) for the Treatment of Type 1 Gaucher Disease in the European Union 3Shire Receives CHMP Positive Opinion for VPRIV(TM) (velaglucerase alfa) for the Treatment of Type 1 Gaucher Disease in the European Union 4Shire Receives CHMP Positive Opinion for VPRIV(TM) (velaglucerase alfa) for the Treatment of Type 1 Gaucher Disease in the European Union 5
... NightOWL is a dedicated imaging system ... size. Equipped with a very sensitive camera ... or plants in tumor research, infectious disease ... Western blots. NightOWL is the only imager ...
Mouse monoclonal antibody raised against a partial recombinant COG2. NCBI Entrez Gene ID = COG2...
Mouse polyclonal antibody raised against a partial recombinant AGTRAP. NCBI Entrez Gene ID = 57085...
Mouse polyclonal antibody raised against a partial recombinant NCLN. NCBI Entrez Gene ID = 56926...
Biology Products: