open.conted.ox.ac.uk (beta)

Open Educational Resources

Botany

Here you will find all the resources identified by our tutors as useful for the study of this subject, arranged in ascending alphabetical order. Browse the tiles and descriptions to discover if there are any resources of interest to you, or click on any of the keywords to see resources sorted by more in-depth topics.

Botany (C200): The study of plants including their classification, structure, physiology, ecology and economic importance. Includes the importance of plants for a balanced ecosystem including the process of energy fixation and conversion in to the biosphere (and thus with food and fuel). May also be called Plant Science.

Displaying 1 - 7 of 7
Typesort descending Title Description Keywords Full details
Link British Trees

An introduction to British Trees crated by the Woodland Trust. Contains short entries for all British trees. Each entry contains detailed...

Plant identification, British trees, Tree guide view
Link Plants and fungi, The Natural History Museum in London

An online resource of botany from the Natural History Museum in London. The available material include a plant identification forum as well a...

Scanning electron microscopy images, Lichens, Plants, Fungi, Trees, Bluebells view
Link An introduction to biological systematics

An advanced online course from the Open University (OpenLearn) on biological systematics. The online course consists of a mix of short text and...

Morphology, Systematics, Taxanomy, Phylogeny, Phylogenetic trees, Biogeography view
Link Oxford Botanic Garden lecture series

A lecture series comprising 12 one-hour lectures on topic of botanical interest, including plant genetics, crops and medicinal plants. Produced by...

Medical science, Medicinal plants, Agriculture, Crops, Botanical garden, Lecture series view
Link Plant evolution timeline

An interactive timeline highlighting important aspect of plant evolution and diversity, such as leaf type, evolution of plant families and total...

Plant diversity, Timeline, Geological timeperiods, Climate, Carbon dioxide, Mass extinction view
Link BBC's natural history archive

BBC's collection of short video clips from some of their impressive natural history programmes. The clips show a variety of different animals and...

Natural history, Attenborough, timelapse photography, Dinosaurs, Garden wildlife, Insects view
Link Online Biology Book

An introductory online book of biology for first year undergraduates. The book, written by Dr Michael J Farabee, concists of 59 chapters are from...

Biological diversity, Biodiversity, Paleobiology, Physiology view
Subscribe to Botany