The FT this week end reports the University of Newcastle no longer needs Moorbank Botanic
It goes on to say that Botanic Gardens are under threat.
Apparently botanic science does not have the appeal it once did.
Nowadays micro boiolgy is the trend.
Students can easily learn about the genetic make up of a plant without knowing how to recognise it.
Surely this is only part of the story.
There should be call to get to know the bigger picture!