• 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

  • Discovery of new tyrosine pathway enzymes from legumes in the Maeda Lab
  • 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. Longtime botany greenhouse director Mo Fayyaz to retire

  2. Maeda Lab solves the mystery of the dual pathway to tyrosine

    Why legumes have two pathways to make tyrosine while other plants have one has puzzled scientists since the 60's.
  3. Bringing biologists and engineers together to improve crops

    Edgar Spalding's phenotyping center at the Wisconsin Crop Innovation Center aims to develop new ways to measure plants and address novel questions about what factors influence crop performance.

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