[PCA] NEWS: Botanists battle 'plant blindness' with seeds of knowledge

Kwong, Olivia okwong at blm.gov
Fri Sep 12 12:11:48 CDT 2014


Botanists battle 'plant blindness' with seeds of knowledge
Virginia A. Smith, Inquirer Staff Writer
Posted: Friday, September 12, 2014, 1:08 AM

Since she began teaching at Rutgers 13 years ago, botany professor Lena
Struwe has seen growing student interest in learning about plants. But that
desire often comes without the basic plant knowledge that previous
generations of students arrived on campus with. They studied plants in high
school biology class, spent their childhoods playing in the woods, and
picked raspberries with their grandmothers.

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