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NEWS
Museum season 2019-2020
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Lichens
 CQFD broadcast:
 The incredible world of
 Lichens
 Run time: 24'
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tropical greenhouse
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 THE HESPERIDES'
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Symboles & Sentiments
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focus podcast Vidéos
Podcast Vidéos
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Wednesday, October 23, the temperate greenhouse will be closed to the public because of construction site.
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GUIDED TOURS
GUIDED TOURS
Next visits:
Trees - relics of the Tertiary period
October 22
The Gardener's visit
October 24
Check out the program
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WORKSHOPS
the Green Workshops 2019-2020
GREEN WORKSHOPS 2019-2020
For children on Wednesday afternoon
Registrations open !
Still a few openings left!
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SCHOOL VISITS
School visits 2019-2020
AUTUMN 2019 PROGRAMME
For grades 6P and above
Learn more here !
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EXHIBITION
The many lives of herbaria
At cabinet of curiosities
Until 1st of March 2020
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PUBLICATIONS
Annual Report 2018
Annual Report 2018
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Acquisition Policy for the Living Colelctions 2019
Acquisition Policy for the Living Collections
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Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève


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La recherche scientifique aux CJB

From ecosystems to genes, the CJB concentrates on the study of plants and fungi, as well as the biodiversity that they represent.
Our research is based on field exploration to collect plants and to study natural habitats. It is also conducted from the point of view of the laboratory, such as in population genetics, phylogeny, micro-morphology, GIS and remote detection. The use of our herbaria, which houses one of the largest collections of plants and fungi, and of the library, is equally as important in our research and in our understanding of the biodiversity of the living world.
The results of these investigations are diffused to a large public through our scientific publications or databases that are accessible on-line. These resources allow our institution to play a key role in the management and conservation of the environment and to actively address the challenges connected to the loss of biodiversity in Switzerland or in the various different regions of the globe in which our scientists are active (e.g. Corsica, Madagascar, Ivory Coast, the Mediterranean, Paraguay, Brazil).

Our research is integrated in the activities of the Laboratoire de Systématique végétale et de Biodiversité, that is one of 8 University laboratories of the Department of Plant Science of the University of Geneva. It is run by Prof. D. Jeanmonod.

La recherche scientifique aux CJB