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Handout listing a few of Warner Library's resources on botany.

Handout listing a few of Warner Library's resources on botany.

Created by Mark Puterbaugh, Information Services Librarian and prepared by Malinda Shannon.



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  • A SAMPLING OF RESOURCES IN Botany and Related Subjects From Warner Memorial Library Books 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 Need more books! Check 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 can check items out from other libraries and have them delivered using EZ-Borrow Databases found on the Library’s website. Biology Digest (FirstSearch) Provides detailed abstracts written in a nontechnical style for students and interested nonscientists. Agricola ( 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 ( 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 ( 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
  • Websites 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 related links. 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 Horticulture 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. disease control. More resources available @ 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 Systematic Botany additional journal Journal of the American Society of Plant Taxonomists. titles. This publication created by . Mark D. Puterbaugh Information Services Librarian Warner Memorial Library Can’t find full-text Eastern University for the article you ( need? Use Rapid Friday, April 9, 2010 ILL from the Library’s website to Prepared by have an article Malinda Shannon delivered directly to your desktop.