Botony

By Jameson Matthies 9 th hour

Information on Botony

  • Botanists are plant biologists
  • Botanists are hired as teachers or researchers
  • Botanists usually work in botanical gardens, arboretums, herbariums, and zoos.
  • Earn an average of $51,000
  • Work around 40 hours a week
  • Do lots of Research
  • Most have Bachelors Degree but if you teach then have a Masters
  • The admission to graduate programs is very competitive
  • Most of your learning is in labs
  • Don't usually work with people

Pros and Cons

Pros -


  • Work low hours
  • There is places near where I live to be a botanist
  • Some plants smell really good



Cons -


  • You have to have good weather or plants can die unless you have a green house
  • Have to work with plants and some can smell bad
  • Don't make a lot of money

Colleges

Sources

"On Campus: Email, Website Access Lost All Day Wednesday at UW-Madison." Madison.com. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Jan. 2016.

"Proving and Scaling Up Novel "Green" Technologies." Proving and Scaling Up Novel "Green" Technologies. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Jan. 2016.

"University of Hawaii at Manoa - About - Google+." University of Hawaii at Manoa - About - Google+. N.p., n.d. Web. 14 Jan. 2016.

"Plant Study Botanist." Dreamstime. N.p., n.d. Web. 12 Jan. 2016.

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