Botany Summary

Everything you need to understand or teach Botany.

  • 2 Student Essays
  • 10 Encyclopedia Articles
  • ...and more

Study Pack

The Botany Study Pack contains:

Encyclopedia Articles (10)

2,224 words, approx. 8 pages
Anatomy of Plants The anatomy of plants relates to the internal structure and organization of the mature plant body, especially the vegetative organs of plants. Cells As in all other organisms, cells ... Read more
220 words, approx. 1 pages
Botany Botany is the study of plants. Plants make up a large fraction of all living organisms, and the study of botany is equally broad, including the physiology, genetics, anatomy, and morphology of ... Read more
638 words, approx. 3 pages
Identification of Plants All known plant species have names. Unfortunately, outside of flower shops and botanical gardens, they do not come with nametags. Therefore, it is often necessary to identify ... Read more
1,767 words, approx. 6 pages
The Origins of Botany Overview Botany, the study of plants, developed as a science in ancient Greece, with Theophrastus (c. 371-287 B.C.) considered the father of botanical science. But a practical in... Read more
1,768 words, approx. 6 pages
Botany in the Middle Ages, 700-1449 Overview The ancient Greeks, especially Aristotle (384-322 B.C.) and his pupil Theophrastus (c.370-285 B.C.), made important contributions to botany, the study of p... Read more
1,653 words, approx. 6 pages
Advances in Botany Overview With the beginning of the Renaissance in the fifteenth century came a new interest in the natural world, including the world of plants. This was manifested in closer observ... Read more
1,913 words, approx. 7 pages
Advances in Botany Overview The eighteenth century saw the development of a new approach to the study of plants: an experimental approach. Botanists were influenced by the great strides that had been ... Read more
1,815 words, approx. 7 pages
Advances in Botany Overview During the first half of the twentieth century, several areas of plant science or botany were particularly active fields of research. There was an increase in work on plant... Read more
1,809 words, approx. 7 pages
Advances in Plant Biology Since 1950 Overview Like many other areas of biology, the study of plants—also called botany—underwent dramatic changes over the past 50 years. Two major and re... Read more
559 words, approx. 2 pages
Botany Botany is the study of plants and includes plant classification, structure, physiology, and economic importance within human society. In the strictest sense, botany is the study of those organi... Read more