Tuesday, 13 May 2014

Floratheca: A digital library for plant education

Drawing of Victoria regia showing details of flower and leaf structure (University of Warsaw Botanic Garden)

Antique drawings meet digital technology: Marcin Zych and Krystyna Jędrzejewska-Szmek describe how digitising a collection of over 30,000 botanical illustrations at the University of Warsaw Botanic Garden is giving them a new lease of life and supporting taxonomy lessons for the 21st century. For more go to Page 19 of Roots 11(1) by clicking here.

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