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Plant science (also called Botany) is a branch of biology that involves the scientific study of plant life. Traditionally, botany also included the study of fungi, algae and viruses. Plant science covers a wide range of scientific disciplines including structure, growth, reproduction, metabolism, development, diseases, chemical properties, and evolutionary relationships among taxonomic groups. Plant science began with early human efforts to identify edible, medicinal and poisonous plants, making it one of the oldest branches of science.
In many different ways, plants can act a little like the “miners canary”, an early warning system alerting us to important changes in our environment. In addition to these practical and scientific reasons, plants are extremely valuable as recreation for millions of people who enjoy gardening, horticultural and culinary uses of plants every day.
Studying plants is vital because they are a fundamental part of life on Earth, which generates the oxygen, food, fibers, fuel and medicine that allow humans and other life forms to exist.
Plant science has a special intimate relationship. Now some of the latest researches and scientific achievements about plant science have been published in many international journals which provide an international plant science platform, in the favor of researching and academic exchanges.

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