Proud to be a botanist

Botanist. That’s right. Not plant scientist or plant biologist. Botanist! Call me old-fashioned, but I prefer the term ‘botany’ to ‘plant sciences’ or ‘plant biology’ that are now preferentially used to give the study of plants a more ‘modern’ image. And I’m proud that I received my university education in botany: BSc at Southampton (combined with geography, 1970), … Continue reading Proud to be a botanist