19/10/12 | Oslo
The Botanical Garden in Oslo has two greenhouses (see photos on the left). They are beautiful, though not practical. For over eighty years there has been a struggle to get a new greenhouse. The current proposal is the "Oase 60 ° N" (see model in photo on the right).
About 500 international experts have compiled a ranking of the ten most harmful pathogenic fungi to plants. Top of the list is Magnaporthe oryzae.
25/09/12 | Moscow, Russia
Staff at MSU Botanic Garden have recently described a new genus of plants belonging to the Umbrelliferae family. The plant, which was previously known from just 3 herbarium collections, has been newly collected and studied. It’s a rare plant, which grows only in the Tschulak Mountains (Kazakhstan).