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FIU geneticist wants to arm farmers with improved pigeon pea plants

FIU geneticist wants to arm farmers with improved pigeon pea plants

  ICTB researchers have identified key genes associated with flowering time in the pigeon pea, a finding that could lead...

The Kampong Science Teachers Enrichment Program (K-STEP) 2017 Summer Session

The Kampong Science Teachers Enrichment Program (K-STEP) 2017 Summer Session

We are pleased to offer The Kampong Science Teachers Enrichment Program(K-STEP) 2017! Participants will learn from several botanical and environmental science...

Facilitators Needed for Kampong Science Teacher Enrichment Program

Facilitators Needed for Kampong Science Teacher Enrichment Program

In collaboration with the National Tropical Botanical Garden (NTBG), FIU’s International Center for Tropical Botany at The Kampong will host...

Tropical Botany Field Course

Tropical Botany Field Course

The Kampong of the National Tropical Botanical Garden, in collaboration with Florida International University, the International Center for Tropical Botany,...

FIU-Fairchild Students Perform Research Field Work in Cuba

FIU-Fairchild Students Perform Research Field Work in Cuba

This August, FIU-Fairchild graduate students Jonathan Flickinger and Nichole Tiernan traveled to Cuba to collect plants for their doctoral research...

Solicitation for Educational Facilitator

Solicitation for Educational Facilitator

In collaboration with The Kampong, the International Center for Tropical Botany (ICTB) is accepting proposals from FIU graduate students interested...

New article published: Disappearing climates will limit the efficacy of Amazonian protected areas

New article published: Disappearing climates will limit the efficacy of Amazonian protected areas

Amazonian forests support high biodiversity and provide valuable ecosystem services. Unfortunately, these forests are under extreme pressure from land use...

Prince Bernhard Nature Fund Supports Collaborative Conservation Initiative for Haitian Palms

Prince Bernhard Nature Fund Supports Collaborative Conservation Initiative for Haitian Palms

Prince Bernhard Nature Fund from the Netherlands has awarded a grant to Jardin Botanique des Cayes (Haiti), Fairchild Tropical Botanic...

International Tropical Botany and Pine Rockland Conference

International Tropical Botany and Pine Rockland Conference

To conserve rich tropical plant diversity and the associated natural resources, it is important to gain and exchange knowledge of...

FIU Students receive Young Botanist Award

FIU Students receive Young Botanist Award

The Botanical Society of America has awarded the prestigious Young Botanist Award to two FIU biology undergrads. Imena Valdes and...

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