Welcome to BOTANY WITHOUT BORDERS! - BSA Member's BOTANICAL video clips
The response tothe 2009 "Botany without Borders" was so good, and
turned out to be such an easy way to highlight the Botanical
Sciences, that it has prompted us to add video clips from
BSA members around the world to uour web site. We also use videos to share poster presentations and featured talks from our Botany Conferences each summer. Ask about sharing your favorite botanical
video clip online through www.Botany.org- firstname.lastname@example.org!
Speaking of food
Dr. Elizabeth Kellogg
Botany 2012 Address of the BSA President-Elect
Our research and scientific societies tend to reflect the 19th century division of botany into applied (agricultural) botany vs. plant physiology and “botany proper” (classification). One of the great challenges of the coming decades will be feeding the world population, and in this situation the 19th century division of the field may not serve us well. The world’s population stands at 7 billion today and will reach about 9 billion by mid-century; this raises an immediate problem of resources of all sorts, but particularly food. There is a temptation while doing basic research to focus on the immediate scientific problem and just hope that others will make the connection to applied disciplines as appropriate; however, the person doing the research is often the one best placed to make those connections. Dr. Kellogg suggests that an important goal for botanical research is to seek out points of intersection between basic studies on diverse plants and applied studies on major crops. Such intersections are not hard to find and will be increasingly important in the coming decades. Botany 2012 Abstract
Plants are cool too!
Hosted by Dr. Chris Martine, featuring Dr. Maggie Koopman
Plants Are Cool Too! "The Pale Pitcher Plant" (Video 1) exploring the habitat, life cycle, morphology and ecosystem of Sarracenia alata, a species of carnivorous pitcher plant. Hosted by Dr. Chris Martine and featuring Dr. Maggie Koopman (Botanical Society of America members and professor of biology at SUNY Plattsburgh and Eastern Michigan University, respectively).
We are pleased to present BSA President, Dr. Karl Niklas'
inaugural address and gift to all plant societies, the multi-media
event, "Botany without Borders."
The short clip (10 minutes) outlines the importance of plants and those who study them. It explores the magic and wonders
plants represent and the people who unlock their secrets.
If your internet connection is slow, let the entire program
download before watching to get the full effect. Click on the arrow and enjoy!
American Journal of Botany Special Lecture Descent with Modification; uniting paleontology and molecular genetics to integrate pattern and process in plant evolution
Donal R. Kaplan Memorial Lecture Mycorrhizas - Co-ordinated development between plants and fungi
Dr. Gar Rothwell
Oregon State University Department of Botany and Plant Pathology Corvallis, OR, USA
Dr. Larry Peterson
University of Guelph
Molecular and Cellular Biology
Guelph, ON, Canada
Botany 2012 Plenary Special Lecture
Dr. Peter Crane
Botany 2012 Poster Interviews
Alexandra Dinicola - SWITCH (SouthWest Idaho: The Comprehensive Herbarium). Co-authors: Don Mansfield and James Smith Botany 2012 Abstract
Alexandria Igwe - Elemental Defense in Alyssum murale: Effect on a Specialist Herbivore, Pieris rapae. Co-author: Mary McKenna Botany 2012 Abstract
Brittany Stallworth - Interactions between fungi and the Ni-hyperaccumulator, Alyssum murale. Co-author: Mary McKenna Botany 2012 Abstract
Bryan Thompson - Comparison of hydroponics to conventional agriculture: Analysis of overall yield, biomass and root growth of basil (Ocimum basilicum) and tomato (Solanum lycopersicum). Botany 2012 Abstract
Charles Blair - Invasive Aquatic Weeds: Implications for Mosquito and Vector Management Activities. Botany 2012 Abstract
Daniel Borkowski - Amplification of Introns within Stress Tolerance Candidate Genes in Northern red oak (Quercus rubra L.). Co-authors: Tim McCleary and Jeanne Romero-Severson Botany 2012 Abstract
Grady Zuiderveen - Geographic Distribution of Native and Invasive Haplotypes of Phragmites australis along Michigan's West Coast. Co-authors: Timothy M. Evans and Mark Luttenton Botany 2012 Abstract
James Jones - Growth responses of the Cape sundew (Drosera capensis L.) to low, medium and high levels of calcium chloride, magnesium chloride and potassium bicarbonate. Co-authors: Art Fredeen and Hugues Massicotte Botany 2012 Abstract
James McDaniel - Does the Polyploid Derivative Smell Just as Sweet: Rosa carolina and R. palustris. Co-authors: DeAnne Moore, Priscilla Gannicott and Nancy Cowden Botany 2012 Abstract
John Hodge - Inflorescence development of three species in the tribe Andropogoneae (Poaceae). Co-author: Elizabeth Kellogg Botany 2012 Abstract
Kevin Spatz - Investigating the taxonomic status of ponderosa pine from the Spring and Hualapai Mountains. Co-author: Ann Willyard Botany 2012 Abstract
Lorena Endara - Using webpages as a tool for teaching plant taxonomy in a laboratory. Co-authors: Kurt Neubig, Lucas Majure, Gregory Stull and Walter Judd Botany 2012 Abstract
Rachel Hakett - Prairie fen plant biodiversity: the influence of landscape factors on plant community assemblages. Co-authors: Hillary Karbowski and Anna Monfils Botany 2012 Abstract
Rebecca Allington - Phylogenetic analysis of DNA sequences leads to discovery of a previously unknown population of an uncommon, yet widespread, Australian spiny Solanum. Co-author: Christopher Martine Botany 2012 Abstract
Sally Stevens - Stuck between a rock and a hot place: the role of climate in driving population and species boundaries in an endemic Appalachian fern species. Co-author: Nancy Emery Botany 2012 Abstract
Sushil Paudyal - Ethnobotanical study of plants used in treating skin ailments by Tharu culture in Dang Valley (Nepal). Co-authors: Govind P.S. Ghimire and Timothy Motley Botany 2012 Abstract
Temitope Adeyemi - Epidermal Morphology of West African Sapindaceae. Co-authors: OLUWATOYIN T. OGUNDIPE and JAMES D. OLOWOKUDEJO Botany 2012 Abstract
Victoria Hanna - The effects of plant sex and genotype on plant-herbivore interactions. Co-author: Kailen Mooney Botany 2012 Abstract
Pat Harrison - The Open Science Network for Ethnobiology. Co-authors: Keri Barfield and Karen Hall Botany 2012 Abstract
Alastair Plant - Conservation of dissected leaf ontogenetic regulation between basal and core eudicots. Co-authors: Anandi Bhattacharya, Andrea Scholz and Stefan Gleissberg Botany 2012 Abstract
Grant M. Barkley, Jennifer A. Fike - Origins of American Experimental Plant Physiology. Botany 2012 Abstract
Helen Trumble - Bottle Biology: Making Cranberry Cutting Tubbe Necklaces. Co-authors: Tom Bryan, Emily Gustin, Diego Fajardo, Shawn Steffan, Rebecca Harbut, Paul Williams and Juan Zalapa Botany 2012 Abstract
Botany 2011 Poster Interviews
Colin Khoury - Planning for Collecting the Crop Wild Relatives of the World's Major Crops. Co-authors: Nora Patricia Castañeda Alvarez, Holly Vincent, Andy Jarvis, Nigel Maxted, Ruth Eastwood and Luigi Guarino Botany 2011 Abstract
Meghan Ford - Chinese privet invasion decreases botanical species richness in a riparian forest. Co-author: Travis Marsico Botany 2011 Abstract
Wendy Applequist - The Missouri Botanical Garden's DNA Bank: Expanding opportunities to serve the American systematics community. Co-authors: Alyse R. Kuhlman, James C. Solomon, Porter P. Lowry II, Rainer Bussmann and Robert E. Magill Botany 2011 Abstract
Jim Mickles - Micromorphological Insights on the Systematic Position of Bowenia and Stangeria (Cycadales). Co-authors: Maria Rosaria Barone Lumaga, Aldo Moretti and Paolo DeLuca Botany 2011 Abstract
Tanisha Williams - Identification of Populus species and hybrids through morphological analyses and single nucleotide polymorphism genotyping in the American southwest. Co-authors: Kirsten Fisher, Nathalie Isabel and Stacey Thompson Botany 2011 Abstract
Catherine Rawlins - Characterization of potential therapeutic properties of the Hmong medicinal plant, Tradescantia zebrina. Co-authors: Benjamin Leist, Rebecca Abler and Kitrina Carlson Botany 2011 Abstract
Colin Khoury - Initial Steps toward a National Conservation Strategy for Crop Wild Relatives of the United States. Co-authors: Stephanie Greene and Nora Patricia Castañeda Alvarez Botany 2011 Abstract
Charles Blair - Invasive Aquatic and Riparian Weeds and Mosquitoes; Challenges, Successes, and Oppoutunities. Botany 2011 Abstract
Saul Hoyos - Anatomical and morphological characteristics among Fusispermum spp. and Rinorea apiculata group (Violaceae) can be useful for understanding the phylogenetic relationships. Botany 2011 Abstract
Gretchen Nelson - Morphological and phylogenetic relationships of an unusual species, Amelanchier bartramiana (Rosaceae). Co-authors: Michael Burgess, Kevin Cushman, Eric Doucette and Christopher Campbell Botany 2011 Abstract
Amber Paasch - Development of microsatellite markers to enable population assessment of skewed sex ratios and genetic diversity in Mojave Desert Syntrichia caninervis. Co-author: Kirsten Fisher Botany 2011 Abstract
Sasha Dow-Kitson -Reproductive biology of Hydrocharis morsus-ranae in Lake Champlain, a likely source population for the next region-wide aquatic plant invasion. Co-author: Christopher T. Martine
Marsh Sundberg - Assessing Botanical Capacity to Address 21st Century Grand Challenges in the United States. Co-authors: Patricia DeAngelis, Kayri Havens, Kent E. Holsinger, Kathryn Kennedy, Andrea T. Kramer, Rachel Muir, Peggy Olwell, Kristina A. Schierenbeck, Larry Stritch and Barbara Zorn-Arnold
Rafael Arevalo - Who's a Mormolyca? A first look at the recircumscription of this orchid genus. Co-author: Kenneth M. Cameron
Hoai Trang Nguyen - Evolutionary relationships of the 'sky island' pines (Pinus subsection Ponderosae) based on nuclear and plastid microsatellite loci. Co-authors: Nicole Segear, David A. Gernandt and Ann Willyard
Colin Ahrens - Research on plant community assemblage for Agrostis supports ecological risk assessment for genetically engineered Agrostis stolonifera. Co-authors: Geoffrey Ecker and Carol Auer
Amanda Birmbaum - Volatile Oils of Monarda viridissima, an Endemic Species of the Carrizo Sand Formation in Texas.
Shabnam Jabbari - Flower Color Variability and Mixed Mating in the Protandrous Herb Saponaria officinalis (L. Caryophyllaceae). Co-author: Sandra L. Davis
Jonathon Jasinski - In Vitro Assessment of Allelopathy in the Invasive Aquatic Fern Salvinia molesta. Co-authors: Michael E. Kane and Ryan Dickson
John Silvius & Daniel Thomas -An Integrative Approach to the Characterization of Psilotum (Psilotophyta): Insights from the Past and Recommendations for the Future.
Pedro Escobar Garcias - Evolution and phylogeography of the Western Mediterranean Lavatera triloba aggregate (Malvaceae).
Botany & Mycology 2009 Poster Interviews
Michele Brower - An Exploration of Chicken Litter-Induced Trace Metal Phytotoxicity in Plants. Co-authors: SR Tuberty, Y Sakamachi and MJ Colgan Botany 2009 Abstract
Heather Driscoll - Molecular phylogeny of the genus Costus (Costaceae). Co-authors: Irene T. Liao, Yizhuo Wang and Chelsea Specht Botany 2009 Abstract
Rachel Schmidt Jabaily - Evolving towards semelparity in Andean Puya (Bromeliaceae): testing differential investment in reproductive displays. Co-authors: Cody Williams and Kenneth J. Sytsma Botany 2009 Abstract
John Pascarella - Evidence of Hybridization between a federally endangered plant, Baptisia arachnifera (Fabaceae), and a native congener (Baptisia lecontei) at an ex situ conservation planting. Botany 2009 Abstract
Ralph McNeilage - Fertilization timing and pollen tube growth in Nymphaea (Nymphaeales). Co-authors: Mackenzie L. Taylor, and Joseph H. Williams Botany 2009 Abstract
BSA Member Videos
Plants are cool too!
Hosted by Dr. Chris Martine, featuring Dr. Maggie Koopman
Plants Are Cool, Too! Episode 2 : Fossilized Forests!
Hosted by Dr. Chris Martine of Bucknell University, with guest experts Drs. Bill Rember and Dave Tank of the University of Idaho.
BSA Member Videos
Chris Martine, Growing
Better - the Oaks (Quercus)
Chris Martine, Growing
Better, Serotiny In Jack Pines
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