Careers/Jobs that deal with plants (botany) and chemistry?
I'm a second year bachelor student studying chemistry at a state university. I'm curious if there are careers or jobs available that involve plants and chemistry, specifically those in research that would allow me to spend some time outdoors or maybe in a greenhouse. I'd really appreciate anyones experiences or help. Thank you. :)
Asked By: thefirstrunner - 1/3/2012
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Agricultural chemistry focuses on chemical compositions and changes involved in the production, protection, and use of crops and livestock. It seeks to control and understand the processes by which humans obtain food and fiber for them-selves and feed for their animals. Agricultural chemists work with food producers to... More
Answered By: Hugo - 1/3/2012
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There are chemist who look for and test chemicals derived from plants. Ethnobotanists collect plants used by people for medicinal use and determine if there are any chemical properties useful for treating diseases. You might want to specialize in biochemistry.
Answered By: saffronesque - 1/3/2012
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