People and data
Kew’s scientific vision is to document and understand global plant and fungal diversity and its uses, bringing authoritative expertise to bear on the critical challenges facing humanity today. From this page you can find out about Kew's Science departments and explore a range of specialist information on our scientific research, data and resources.
Resources and databases
Legumes of the World
Legumes of the World Online (LOWO) is a one-stop-shop for legume information.
Using the publication Legumes of the World as a generic backbone, even more legume data sets have been added online, providing a global legume information resource with newly published legume science.
Kew employs approximately 250 scientists, and also hosts over 40 PhD students and 88 Honorary Research Fellows and Associates. Here you can read about the individual research interests and activities of Kew scientists and see some of their recent scientific outputs.