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DATABASES PERIODICALS
Search Sciences databases (includes Botany).

Films on Demand - Plant Biology: Streaming videos on Plant Structure & Function and Plant Reproduction, Diversity & Evolution.
Find Journals in Botany

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  • annual review of plant biology
  • curtis's botanical magazine
  • plant biology

NEW: Nature - fulltext articles available from January 2009 to the present.
NEWS REFERENCE BOOKS / E-BOOKS
(For more, search the Library Catalog)
Concise encyclopedia of plant pathology (2004), Credo eBook.
 
Dictionary of plant sciences (1998), Oxford eReference.
 
Green plants: their origin and diversity (2000), EBSCO eBook.

Invasive plants: ecological and agricultural aspecs (2005), EBSCO eBook.

Mabberley's plant book, 3rd ed., (2008), R580 M33.

Macquarie dictionary of trees & shrubs (1986), Credo eBook.

Plant science (2001), Gale Virtual Reference eBook.
WEBSITES
Agricola: Two databases from the National Agricultural Library plus an article citation database. Covers all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines. Coverage: varies; some material dates to 15th century.

Algaebase: Species and infraspecific names, plus images, for  terrestrial, marine and freshwater organisms.

BMC Plant Biology: Open access journal from Biomed Central.

Botanicus.org: Digital collection of the historic literature of botany, from the Missouri Botanical Garden Library.

Department of Botany: From the National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonion.

Glossary of Vascular Plants: From the New York Botanical Garden.  Includes images to illustrate some terms.

Hort.net: Features include Gallery of Plants, Plant Profiles, mailing lists, and top stories.
Index Nominum Genericorum (ING): generic names published for organisms in the International Code of Botanical Nomenclature.

Lichens Home Page: Photos of North American lichens by Stephen Sharnoff.

Plants Database: Searchable database of information on plants in the United States, their characteristics, distribution, taxonomies, more. Includes information on alternative crops, culturally significant plants, and invasive weeds.

Plants Database Image Gallery: 400,000+ photos and line drawings of U.S. plants; includes descriptions.

Systematics of the Plantae: Classification of the members of the plant kingdom.