Most plant scientists are very willing to talk about their
careers. Schedule appointments to visit with several botanists at a nearby college
or university. Ask them about the nature of their positions and about the specific
interests they have in plant biology. You can also get additional information
about botany as a discipline and as a career from the following:
Back Cover: Female
cone of the cycad Cycas rumphi. Each leaf-like sporophyll bears
a row of seeds along the margins. This palm-like plant is a nativeof the
archipeligo of southeast Asia and may grow up to 8 feet tall.
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