Welcome to the subject guide for Plant Sciences. Plant Sciences plays a role in the many fields of research associated with plants including food production, renewable energies, materials, synthetic biology, ecology, and more.
The Plant Sciences Department is made up of twenty research groups, and also contributes to teaching in the Natural Sciences Tripos. The Sainsbury Laboratory is a research institute looking at the regulatory systems underlying plant growth and development. The Sainsbury Laboratory also houses the Herbarium, and is located adjacent to the Botanic Gardens.
These pages give you an overview of the resources and research support that libraries can offer to students and researchers at all levels. We've also included a section on Library Services during COVID-19, which provides up-to-date information on which services are currently available.
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