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Behind the Science: Armand Randrianasolo

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Behind the Science: Armand Randrianasolo
Dr. Armand Randrianasolo had taken a basic botany class during his first year at the University of Antananarivo in Madagascar, but it hadn’t spiked his interest like biochemistry had. His plans didn’t include going out into the Malagasy forests and identifying plants, but that all changed in 1989 when the biochemistry program was suddenly cut. It was then that he heard that American botanists were looking for student volunteers to help with plant collection in the forest. He met the ...
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A Conversation with Dr. Charlotte Taylor

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A Conversation with Dr. Charlotte Taylor
Curator Dr. Charlotte Taylor joined the Missouri Botanical Garden in 1990. Today, she is not only considered one of the world’s leading Rubiaceae experts, but she is also among the 500 most productive plant name authors, of which she is only one of eight females and the only one of those eight still publishing names today. With more than 300 new species described to date—19 in 2015 alone—Dr. Taylor is currently working on describing more species, organizing all the information ...
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