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Botanists are occupied with the maintenance of a range of plants from around the world, often in a botanic garden. They conduct scientific studies and travel in order to study plants growing in the wild. Botanists are responsible for the maintenance and development of the botanic garden.

Alternative Labels

garden manager

botany manager

director of horticulture learning and operations

garden overseer

horticulture manager


director of horticulture

head gardener

director of science

garden supervisor

garden intendant

head botanist

Regulatory Aspect

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