forensic botany

Monique Reed monique at
Thu May 11 14:10:45 EST 2000

Taxonomy, floristics (what grows where), and morphology will be
essential.  There is also much to be learned from the anthropology
folks--palynology, identification of seed and fragment remains, etc. 
What a fascinating area of study!

Monique Reed

> Dear plant-ed folks:
> I have a student who is interested in forensic botany.  How would she get a
> start in this field?  She's a very good student and is planning on going to
> graduate school with this field in mind but she's unsure of where to start.
> Roxanne
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