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Importance of botany

Forage, food industry, spices, poisoning

Animal nutrition

Food hygiene
- molds - multicellular growth
- other microfungal infections of foods ex Mycotoxicosis – microfungi producing toxic secondary metabolites---> disease in animals that can be considered unhealthy for human consumption

Inner medicine
- medicines

Pathology - different diseases
pathohistology - study the manifestations of disease in different tissues

Toxicology: general plant family descriptions to know its typical poisonous compounds ex

Plant biogeography: where to find the different plant

pharmacology: medicine, food safety(poisonous plants)

Textile industry
- clothes, rope

Forestry, furnitures
- ex pine has good wood

Recognize and identify plants

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1. 300BC

2. 50/90AD

3. 1665

4. 1686

5. 1727

6. 1753

7. 1774

8. 1800s

9. 1900s

1. - Theophrastus of Eresos – the father of botany

Poisonous plants, for medicinal use (volume IX)

2. - Pedanius Dioscorides: 5 volumes about medicinal plants and drugs

3. - Robert hook: micrographia, utseende av celler

4. – John Ray: basics of modern taxonomy

5. – Stephen Hales: basics of plant physiology, nutrient metabolism and respiration

6. – Carl von Linne: taxonomy: binominal nomenclature, species as basic unit

7. – Joseph Priestly: air fixation and gas release by plants

8. – description of photosynthesis by julius robert mayer ( said it prod energy) - exactly described in 1982

9. – more detailed mechanisms, plant ecology