A SAMPLING OF RESOURCES IN
Botany and Related Subjects
From Warner Memorial Library
Green Plants: Their Origin and Diversity—by Peter R. Bell
Call Number: eBrary
The central theme of Green Plants is the astonishing diversity of forms found in the plant kingdom. The book is arranged
according to generally accepted classification schemes, beginning with prokaryotic and eukaryotic algae and moving through
mosses, liverworts, fern allies, ferns and gymnosperms to flowering plants.
Plant Cell Biology: A Practical Approach—by C. R. Hawes, Beatrice Satiat-Jeunemaitre, Chris Hawes
Call Number QK673 .P58
Surveys techniques for studying the location and function of proteins within a cell, with an emphasis on microscopy.
Introduces fluorescent probes, cytometry, microinjection, micromanipulation, the isolation of cytoplasmic organelles,
and classical histochemistry.
The Botany of Desire: A Plant’s-Eye View of the World—by Michael Pollan
Call Number: QK46.5 .H85 P66
Demonstrates how people and domesticated plants have formed a similarly reciprocal relationship. Links four fundamental
human desires - sweetness, beauty, intoxication, and control - with the plants that satisfy them: the apple, the tulip,
marijuana, and the potato. Illustrates how the plants have evolved to satisfy humankind's most basic yearnings .
The Cambridge Illustrated Glossary of Botanical Terms—by Michael
Hickey, Clive King
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Call Number: QK10 .H53
eBrary or NetLibrary the
Glossary of more than 2,400 terms used to describe vascular plants in botany .
online e-book collections. You
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Databases found on the Library’s website.
Biology Digest (FirstSearch)
Provides detailed abstracts written in a nontechnical style for students and interested nonscientists.
AGRICOLA (AGRICultural OnLine Access) serves as the catalog and index to the collections of the National Agricultural Library, as
well as a primary public source for world-wide access to agricultural information.
PLANTS Database (http://plants.usda.gov/)
The Plants database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S.
and its territories.
Harvard University Herbarium Databases (http://www.huh.harvard.edu/databases/)
Databases include International Plant Names Index, Index of Botanists, Index of Botanical Publications, Index of Botanical Specimens .
Also see Academic Search Elite, CINAHL, JSTOR, PubMed, WilsonWeb, and more
Botany.com features an encyclopedia of plants and flowers to help
our visitors learn how to identify indoor plants, also called
houseplants, as well as outdoor plants.
Glossary of Botanical Terms in French and English
The glossary of botanical terms has more than 1,900 terms in
English and French. While the list is certainly not complete, it does
provides a sizeable number of terms to search through for some of
the most commonly used words in botanical literature.
Journals Internet Directory for Botany
American Journal of Botany Directory on gardening and plants, including some 4,000 botany
Journal of research papers on all aspects of plant biology.
Includes reports of original research in all areas of plant science,
the Journal contains Rapid Communications, and Special Papers.
Plant Information Online
Critical Review in Plant Sciences Use Plant Information Online to discover sources in 1102 North
American nurseries for 109819 plants, find 384996 citations to
Focuses on presenting in-depth & up-to-date reviews of timely
145554 plants in science and garden literature, link to selected
subjects in the broad discipline of plant science, ranging from
websites for images and regional information about 13612 plants.
molecular biology/biochemistry through the areas of cell biology,
plant physiology, genetics, classical botany, & ecology.
Vascular Plant Image Library
A repository of over 8,800 plant images developed and maintained
Articles on gardening techniques, soil & fertilizers, tools &
by the TAMU-BWG, plus those made available by collaborators, is
equipment, greenhouses, seeds, nursery stock and pest & plant
available for public use through the Vascular Plant Image Gallery.
More resources available @ http://libguides.eastern.edu
International Journal of Plant Sciences
International Journal of Plant Sciences presents important
research from laboratories around the world – research that
seeks the answers to interesting questions in all areas of the Check the A to Z
plant sciences. Journal list on the
Library’s website for
Journal of the American Society of Plant Taxonomists. titles.
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