palaeobotany


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palaeobotany

(ˌpælɪəʊˈbɒtənɪ)
n
(Palaeontology) the study of fossil plants
palaeobotanical, ˌpalaeoboˈtanic adj
ˌpalaeoˈbotanist n

paleobotany, palaeobotany

the branch of paleology that studies fossil plants, especially their origin, structure, and growth. — paleobotanist, palaeobotanist, n.paleobotanic, palaeobotanic, paleobotanical, palaeobotanical, adj.
See also: Fossils
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.palaeobotany - the study of fossil plantspalaeobotany - the study of fossil plants    
phytology, botany - the branch of biology that studies plants
palaeodendrology, paleodendrology - the branch of paleobotany that studies fossil trees
palaeobiology, paleobiology - a branch of paleontology that deals with the origin and growth and structure of fossil animals and plants as living organisms
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Troubled relationships between Palaeobotany and Geology.
Stopes in recognition of her significant contribution to Canadian palaeobotany through her work at Fern Ledges, Saint John.
1985): "The effect of human activities during cultural phases on the development of montane vegetation in the Serra da Estrela, Portugal", Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, 44, pp.
For the purpose of scientific analysis of the excavated samples for carrying out basis researches in the field of Archaeology, the IA collaborates with various Institutes like Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, Lucknow; National Remote Sensing Agency, Hyderabad; Indian Institute of Remote Sensing, Dehradun, Deccan College, Pune, Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmadabad, National Institute of Oceanography, Goa.
Late middle Eocene-early Oligocene (Bartonian-Rupelian) and Miocene palaeobotany of Great Britain.
The claim in the cover blurb that the project 'incorporates the disciplines of archaeology, history, saga studies, osteology, zoology, palaeobotany, genetics, isotope studies, place names studies, environmental science, and historical architecture' is a boast amply justified.
Naresh Chandra Mehrotra, Director, Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany, Lucknow, for providing scanning electron microscope facilities.
Alternative SEM techniques for observing pyritised fossil material, Review of Palaeobotany and Palynology, Volumen 112, Numero 4, De Noviembre de 2000, Paginas 287-295 (2000)
Experts at the Birbal Sahni Institute of Palaeobotany (BSIP) traced the origin of mango to the hills of Moghalaya, India from a 65m year old fossil of a mango leaf.