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Established in 1896, NYBG Press is a department of The New York Botanical Garden and one of the largest publishing programs of any independent botanical garden in the world. The Press focuses on advancements in knowledge about the classification, utilization, and conservation of plants and fungi.
Featured Author - John T. Mickel
(1934 - )
The New York Botanical Garden Press is proud to recognize John T. Mickel as a featured author. Senior Curator Emeritus in the Institute of Systematic Botany at The New York Botanical Garden, Dr. Mickel's research over five decades has centered on the vast study of the pteridophytes of Mexico, including more than 1,000 species. His long-term monographic studies of two largely tropical American fern genera, Anemia and Elaphoglossum, have resulted in several definitive publications on these groups.
Interpretation of ferns to the public has also been a major part of John Mickel's career, including as a long-time public lecturer on fern cultivation, a horticultural researcher on the cold-hardiness of temperate ferns and a collaborator with growers to make more species available to the public, the founder and only secretary of the New York Fern Society, and the founder of the American Fern Society's bulletin Fiddlehead Forum.
ABSTRACT Mickel, J. T. (Institute of Systematic Botany, The New York Botanical Garden, Bronx, NY 10...
From 1841 to 1843, Danish botanist Frederik Liebmann collected more than 300 species of ferns while...
John Mickel and Alan Smith give us a monumental treatment of the pteridophytes of Mexico, which, wi...