Botany is a branch of biology and the science of plant life. Botanists research the evolution of plants, their reproduction, mechanisms, and relationships with the environment and other aspects of life. They perform research and fieldwork, analyse information, and can lecture students or write reports on their findings.
Mentors from the field
Learn about the field . What day to day work would look like . Growth opportunity & prospects . Interview preparation . Transition advise . Networking
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Career prospects & criteria
Understand the prospects within the career & the education & other skills you need to make it.
B.Sc. (Hons) Botany, Biological Sciences, Life Sciences or Environmental Sciences
M. Sc. Botany or Life Sciences
Diploma in Botany, Life Sciences
What you need to get started
Research experience can be very helpful
Staying abreast with all the recent developments in the field of study is a must
Attentive to details
Critical evaluation skills