2014 - BSA Awards Announcements

2014 BSA Merit Award Recipients    
Charles Edwin Bessey Teaching Award
BSA Emerging Leaders Award
BSA J. S. Karling Award

View all 2014 BSA awards to date (including Student Travel Research and Awards

Botany 2014 - THE Conference for ALL Botanists

View Abstracts Here           Conference Site           Call for Exhibitors


Society Publications & Research Journals

Inquiring about Plants E-book

New! PlantingScience E-book, Inquiring about Plants!

All proceeds will go to help support PlantingScience activities.

We are also currently offering a limited number of print copies to supporters of PlantingScience who contribute $25 or more to the program. CLICK HERE to contribute and receive a print copy of the book.

2014 BSA Endowment Fund Drives

Please join us during this year's BSA Endowment Fund drive by clicking on the red donate button in the upper right of this page today. Each year your contribution to the Endowment Fund provides vital support for all of our awards, programs, and publications. Your generosity is important to ensuring we achieve our mission. And, with the American Journal of Botany celebrating its 100th anniversary this year, your generosity will help ensures that the AJB will be publishing important research for another 100 years.

AJB Centennial Review Highlights

APR   Repeated evolution of tricellular (and bicellular) pollen by Joseph H. Williams, Mackenzie L. Taylor, and Brian C. O’Meara
MAR The voice of American botanists: The founding and establishment of the American Journal of Botany, “American Botany,” and the Great War (1906–1935) by Vassiliki Betty Smocovitis
FEB   The nature of serpentine endemism by Brian L. Anacker
JAN   The evolutionary-developmental origins of multicellularity by Karl J. Niklas

BSA Publication Highlights

 APPS   Viewing plant cells in 3-D (no glasses required)
 APPS   Simple sequence repeats for population-level studies of pines
 AJB   Launching a botanical journal on the verge of WWI: the history and politics of the AJB
AJB   Serpentine ecosystems shed light on the nature of plant adaptation and speciation



  BOTANY IN THE NEWS   Botany in the News RSS

» 400–Year Study Finds Northeast Forests
    Resilient, Changing
» Ancient Cycads Found to be Pre-Adapted
    to Grow in Groves
» Eavesdropping Plants Prepare to Be Attacked
» Most Flammable Boreal Forests in North America
    Become More So


» Uncommon Ground
» The Phytophactor
» Active Visual Learning
» Moss Plants and More
» No seeds, no fruits, no flowers: no problem.
» A Wandering Botanist


» The hidden beauty of pollination
» The roots of plant intelligence
» Why we're storing billions of seeds
» Nalini Nadkarni on conserving the canopy
» Why can't we grow new energy?
» World's oldest living things


» BSA members' PLANT VIDEOS online

» Economic Botany - How We Value Plants....
» Crime Scene Botanicals - Forensic Botany


» Why should you join the Society as a student?

» NEW MEMBERS - Connecting with the BSA

Careers in Botany

» Post a Position

» Some Careers Ideas
    • An Adventure - this is my job!
    • International Journey to a Botany Career
    • Botany as a career: Still having fun
» BOTANY - the students' perspective
    • Tanya, University of California
    • Patricia, University of Washington
    • Cheng-Chiang, Harvard University
    • Uromi, Yale University

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