The role of botanical gardens in climate change research

Authors: Richard B. Primack and Abraham J. Miller-Rushing

Source: New Phytologist (2009) 182: 303-313

Description: Botanical gardens have a unique set of resources that allows them to host important climate change research projects not easily undertaken elsewhere. These resources include controlled growing conditions, living collections with broad taxonomic representation, meticulous record-keeping, networks spanning wide geographic areas, and knowledgeable staff.