Manitoba Museum Botany: Botanical Curator Blues

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    UBC BG RSS Feedreader Well-Known Member UBC Botanical Garden

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    One of the problems with being a botanist working at a Museum is that most of the botanical specimens cannot be displayed in an exhibit.* The bulk of the collection consists of herbarium specimens (dried, pressed plants mounted on paper) that are very fragile and light sensitive.* As a result they usually can’t be displayed [...]

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