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Genetics Research Reveals the Secrets of Orchids

A renowned orchid expert recently showed a group of Selby Gardens staff, volunteers and guests examples of how advances in genetics have expanded our  understanding of orchids—their origin, their specialization and relationships between various orchid species. Dr....

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Exploring the Frontiers of Belize – a Travelogue

Exploring the Frontiers of Belize – a Travelogue

For three weeks in March 2016, botanists, professors, ecologists and horticulturalists are exploring a remote region of Belize that has been described as a “botanical black hole” that is largely undocumented by scientists. The expedition team of 11 men and women...

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