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Kenneth R Robertson
Title: Plant Systematist
Mailing address:
1816 S. Oak Street
Champaign, IL 61820
Office address:
607 E. Peabody Dr.
Champaign, IL 61820
Address mailcode: 652
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Location: NRB
Fax: 217-244-0802

Plant Systematics; Emeritus Curator of Herbarium
Systematics of the Rosaceae (Rose Family), especially subfamily Maloideae (Apple Subfamily), currently co-authoring the treatment of the genus Rosa (roses) for the Flora of China.
Systematics of the Amaranthaceae (Pigweed Family), currently authoring or co-authoring treatments of Amaranthus, Celosia, Achyranthes, and Hermbstaedtia, plus family description and key to genera, for Flora of North America.
Systematics of the genus Jacquemontia (Convolvulaceae, Morning Glory Family), currently completing a manuscript on a species found in Panama.
A Knowledge-based Digital Library of Scientific Investigation Processes, co-principal investigator, funded by Institute of Museum and Library Services.
Illinois Endangered Species Protection Board, Technical Advisory Committee on Plants.
Co-teach Plant Systematics each spring semester, Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois.
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Professional affiliations:
Affiliate, Department of Plant Biology, University of Illinois
Selected publications:
Jeffords, M. R., S. L. Post, and K. R. Robertson. 1995. Illinois Wilds. Phoenix Press, Champaign, Illinois. 156 pp.
Robertson, K. R., R. C. Anderson, and M. W. Schwartz. 1997. The tallgrass prairie mosaic. Pp. 55
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Professional society involvement and activities:
American Society of Plant Taxonomists, Newsletter Editor, 1996

PhD, Botany, Washington University, St. Louis, 1971

MA, Botany, University of Kansas, 1967

BA, Botany, University of Kansas, 1965

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