• Lopez-Maeda beet image
  • Nisa Karimi

    Grad student Nisa Karimi climbs a baobab (Adansonia perrieri) in the Daraina region of northern Madagascar.  Photo: David Baum

  • Sori on the underside of a fern frond

    Sori on the underside of a fern frond.  Photo: Cara Streekstra

  • Dr. Sara Hotchkiss sampling lake sediments for charcoal analysis

    Professor Sara Hotchkiss sampling lake sediments for charcoal analysis.  Photo: Kristin Michels

  • Oxytropis campestris

    Oxytropis campestris var. chartacea, a legume that is endemic to a handful of lakes in Wisconsin
    photo: John Zaborsky

Birge Hall  Birge Hall, home of the Botany Department

News

  1. The Maeda lab discovers an evolutionary stepping stone to beet-red beets

    The new findings can aid beet breeding programs and provide tools for scientists studying tyrosine.
  2. Graham lab paper makes cover of International Journal of Plant Sciences

    Cover photo by Marie Trest
  3. Campus museums recreate ‘cabinet of natural history’ digitally

    Coordinated by the Wisconsin State Herbarium, the centralized database will link five museums’ combined 9 million-plus specimens that span all seven continents, the moon and Mars.

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