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What are the different Branches of Botany?

Botany is the scientific study of plantĀ life. It is one of the oldest branches of Biology because it is concerned with plants which are fit for human consumption and at the same time for the plants’ medicinal value. The study covers plants, algae andĀ fungi. It also includes the study of the growth and reproduction of plant life as well as its chemical properties and its relation with taxonomic groups. As such, Botany is further structured with different branches of study. These include:

1. Morphology
2. Anatomy
3. Taxonomy
4. Plant Physiology
5. Cytology
6. Genetics
7. Ecology
8. Paleobotany
9. Molecular Biology

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