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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


botany manager

director of horticulture

director of horticulture learning and operations

director of science

garden intendant

garden manager

garden overseer

garden supervisor

head botanist

head gardener

horticulture manager

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