Science services

Our specialists in commercial phytochemistry, regulation of international trade in plants and medicinal plant names can provide expertise to companies, professionals or researchers.

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  • Commercial Phytochemistry Unit

    Providing unique expertise for the authentication of botanical and fungal extracts used in industry.

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    CITES Scientific Authority for Flora

    We provide impartial, scientific advice on The Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). 

    Read about CITES
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    Medicinal Plant Names Services

    Enabling effective communication for global health, regulation and research.

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    UK Native Seed Hub

    Supporting conservation and habitat restoration in the UK by providing high quality plant material, training, research and advice.

    Read about the UK Native Seed Hub