Navigation Links
Putting plants online: 4 leading botanical gardens to create first online catalog of all plants
Date:4/23/2012

s involved in this new project are all members of the GPPC.

"An online Flora of all known plants" is the first of the GSPC's targets for the period 2011-2020. Earlier work by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and the Missouri Botanical Garden addressed one of the GSPC's earlier targets for 2010 with the launch of The Plant List, an online portal containing the accepted names and synonyms of all known plant species. The forthcoming Flora will use The Plant List as a building block for something much more detailed, containing not just names but also descriptions, images and distribution information about every plant.

The team tackling the World Flora will build a collaborative partnership for this work worldwide and create a structure and program able to incorporate data from institutions and individuals all over the world. In some cases, existing electronic data sets will be combined and augmented with the results of botanical research published over more than a century around the world. Much historic information will require a thorough review and update, along with a conversion to an electronic medium. As new plants are subsequently collected, named and described, they too will be added to the World Flora.

"We look forward to working with institutions worldwide to produce a sustainable resource to aid conservation globally, regionally and nationally," said Hopper.
'/>"/>

Contact: Stevenson Swanson
sswanson@nybg.org
718-817-8512
The New York Botanical Garden
Source:Eurekalert

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Putting a green cap on garbage dumps
2. Putting limits on vitamin E
3. Americans want Uncle Sams help putting healthy foods on their dinner table
4. Thrill-seeking holidaymakers are putting dolphins at risk
5. Thrill-seeking holiday-makers are putting dolphins at risk
6. Putting bacterial antibiotic resistance into reverse
7. By putting a ring on it, microparticles can be captured
8. Putting on the pounds after weight loss? Hit the gym to maintain health gains
9. Putting a bulls-eye on the flu: Paper details influenzas structure for future drug targeting
10. Putting the dead to work
11. Putting the dead to work for conservation biology
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:8/19/2014)... nutrition rating systems be used in supermarkets to encourage ... researchers sought to answer that very question by tracking ... the Guiding Stars System to rate the nutritional value ... Food and Brand Lab,s David Just, PhD, and Brian ... the sales records of over 150 Hannaford Supermarkets in ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... Long-Term Ecological Research and Network-Level Science, , Imagine if ... range of ecosystems was responding to global changes in ... if it coupled multiple decades of information about ecological ... models from dozens of different ecosystem types. , ... Ecological Research (LTER) Network, which will soon celebrate its ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... leprosy and tuberculosis live side-by-side. Worldwide there are ... with nearly all of them occurring where tuberculosis ... Calmette-Guerin, or BCG, provides only partial protection against ... vaccine is needed to combat both diseases. UCLA-led ... both diseases., In a study published in the ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):This week from AGU: Long-term ecological research, predicting cholera outbreaks 2New vaccine shows promise as stronger weapon against both tuberculosis and leprosy 2
... and scientists need an informed, thoughtful, and open-minded citizenry. ... is strikingly inconsistent with the low level of scientific ... the "Year of Science," professional scientific organizations and grassroots, ... focus on the importance of science now and in ...
... increasingly being marketed as a supplement that boosts athletic ... that it is no better than a placebo. ... in the UGA College of Education, and his colleagues ... a variety of measures, including the ability of muscles ...
... grant to North Carolina State University will allow researchers ... genes impact the type and amount of "glue," known ... lignin, which binds fibers together to form wood, has ... and construction materials. The National Science Foundation Plant ...
Cached Biology News:How to advance scientific literacy 2How to advance scientific literacy 3Study: Popular supplement quercetin does not enhance athletic performance 2Study: Popular supplement quercetin does not enhance athletic performance 3NC State receives NSF grant to discover plant 'switchboards' 2NC State receives NSF grant to discover plant 'switchboards' 3
(Date:8/20/2014)... SAN JOSE, Calif. , Aug. 20, 2014 ... UCSD highlights the transformative collaboration between the school,s ... (IoT).  As part of the Intel® Software Academic ... between computer sciences and the human body.  ... The study exhibits the work of ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... NJ (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 ... and regenerative medicine is an inadequate vascular supply. ... constructs and decellularized tissues is critical for successful ... have attempted to mitigate deficiencies in vascularization and ... adding scaffold bioactivity, optimizing scaffold design and architecture, ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... 2014 Cellgen Diagnostics ... to fund a corporate lab for its genetic-based ... development is a critical component in the move ... the implementation of personalized medicine – a more ... , Indiegogo contributions will support Cellgen’s intent to ...
(Date:8/19/2014)... Research and Markets ... "Spectroscopy Equipment and Accessories - Global Strategic ... This report analyzes the ... in US$ Thousands by the following Product ... NMR-EPR Spectrometers, Near Infrared (NIR) Spectrometers, IR ...
Breaking Biology Technology:Intel and University of San Diego Bioengineering Department Release Case Study on Health Sciences Research 2Vascularization in Tissue Engineering Highlighted at 12th New Jersey Symposium on Biomaterials Science 2Cellgen Diagnostics Launches Indiegogo Crowdfunding Campaign for DNA Medical Testing Device 2Cellgen Diagnostics Launches Indiegogo Crowdfunding Campaign for DNA Medical Testing Device 3Global Spectroscopy Equipment and Accessories - Strategic Business Report 2014 2
... SEATTLE, Jan. 10, 2012  Omeros Corporation (NASDAQ: OMER ... selectively with each of GPR25, GPR32, GPR80, GPR135 and MAS1, ... unlocked by Omeros to 23, representing 30 percent of the ... unlocked by Omeros for drug development equals half of the ...
... own immune system attacking its pancreatic islet beta cells ... patient,s blood glucose levels. A new method described in ... uses stem cells from cord blood to re-educate a ... reducing the need for insulin. Stem Cell Educator ...
... release is available in Spanish . ... CSIC-UPV/EHU center) and the Donostia International Physics Center (DIPC), together ... the United States, was recently invited to write a review ... Reviews of Modern Physics of the American Physical ...
Cached Biology Technology:Omeros Announces it has Unlocked 30 Percent of Class A Orphan GPCRs 2Omeros Announces it has Unlocked 30 Percent of Class A Orphan GPCRs 3Omeros Announces it has Unlocked 30 Percent of Class A Orphan GPCRs 4Omeros Announces it has Unlocked 30 Percent of Class A Orphan GPCRs 5Smaller and more powerful electronics requires the understanding of 'quantum jamming' physics 2
Mouse monoclonal [6G11] to Cytohesin 1 + 2 ( Abpromise for all tested applications)....
HP 1 alpha Immunogen: Synthetic peptide between amino acids 1-100 of the human HP 1 alpha protein. Storage: -20 C, Avoid Freeze/Thaw Cycles...
... KLH-conjugated, synthetic peptide corresponding ... of mouse p19ARF. The ... acids 62-75. Clone 5-C3-1. ... by immunoblot. Stability ...
Request Info...
Biology Products: