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Curatorial Practices for Botanical Gardens

Handbook / Manual

By: Timothy C Hohn

226 pages, no illustrations

AltaMira Press

Hardback | Nov 2007 | #178398 | ISBN-13: 9780759110632
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About this book

This text introduces public garden professionals and students to a range of both standard and specialized museological concepts and practices useful for the management and curation of botanical collections. Hohn offers guidance on how to construct collections management policies, maintain steady new acquisitions, document collections, insure adequate preservation and care of specimens, conduct research, and encourage public engagement with the garden.

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