16:52 02/10/2010

How to write a plant profile

1) What is a plant profile ?

A plant profile is a monograph of a plant species, in other words a document that contains an overview of the information available on the species. A plant profile content will change according to the target readers for the document. However, some standard guidelines can be given. Here I will give some guidelines that corresponds to the plant profiles that are part of the assignments of the students of the MSc in Ethnobotany at the Universiy of Kent.

2) Format:

I suggest to include at least the following categories (headings) in your plant profile:

3) Be particularly careful on these two points:

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