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Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University

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  1. Center


  1. Resource Description
    "Occupying 265 acres, the Arboretum’s living collection of trees, shrubs, and woody vines is recognized as one of the most comprehensive and best documented of its kind in the world. The living collection is supported by comprehensive curatorial documentation, herbaria containing more than 1.3 million specimens, extensive library and archival holdings, and a 43,000-square-foot state-of-the-art research center. These facilities and holdings, along with 75 full-time staff, provide the basis for research and education by Harvard faculty and students, Arboretum scholars, and visiting scientists from around the world. "
  2. Resource Description
    "The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University is the oldest public arboretum in North America and one of the world’s leading centers for the study of plant biodiversity. Its mission is to integratively examine plant diversity—from genomic, developmental, organismic, evolutionary, and ecosystem perspectives—in order to foster greater understanding and appreciation of plant life in its full complexity."
  3. Additional Name
    The Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University
  4. Contact
    Rosin, Faye Ph.D.
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  6. Director
    Friedman, Ned, Ph.D.
  7. Other members
    Dosmann, Michael Ph.D.
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