Troy University’s Herbarium has completed upgrades and renovations that have expanded its resources and storage abilities.
An herbarium is a museum collection of dried plant specimens along with associated data, and TROY’s Herbarium collection currently consists of more than 55,000 specimens of vascular plants, mosses, liverworts and lichens.
“This collection serves as a critical resource…
A National Science Foundation grant received by Troy University’s Department of Biological and Environmental Sciences will double the capacity of the University’s herbarium.
Dr. Alvin Diamond, associate professor of biology, and Dr. Michael Woods, professor of biology, received the $195,359 grant for their project, “Alabama’s Biodiversity Heritage: Expanding and Promoting Access and Use of…