Selected Internet Resources - Botany
Science Reference Section
Science, Technology, and Business Division
Library of Congress
Directory for Botany
Available either as a subject category list or an alphabetical
list. Appears to be a comprehensive collection of botany links worldwide.
ARBORETA, BOTANICAL GARDENS, SOCIETIES,
The Web site of America's oldest arboretum. The Arnold Arboretum
Library provides a searchable catalog and archives collection.
Seeks to promote research and teaching. The Web site includes
online teaching images, news highlights, and free access to the American Journal
of Botany until April 2000.
Databases available at this site include the Gray Herbarium
Index of New World Plants, Treebase, the Farlow Diatom Collections, and one on
Kew Web The Royal
Botanic Gardens, Kew
Images, information on scientific research, databases including
the List of Vascular Plant Families and Genera and The Survey of Economic Plants
for Arid and Semi-Arid Lands. Provides links to other Web sites of botanical
or horticultural interest.
Considered one of the great botanical gardens of the world,
a useful site for endangered pants species, botanical and taxonomic research.
Hosts other Web sites of interest, including the Center for Plant Conservation,
and provides access to its Library's catalog and archives.
New York Botanical
Plant information, searchable databases, including the Index
of American Botanical Literature and provides access to one of the largest botanical
libraries in the world.
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The Royal Horticultural
Well-known for its 4-volume Dictionary of Gardening, the Society's
Web site provides botanical and horticultural information, including book and
Plant Science Homepage - Agriculture Network Information Center
Offers a Plant Science Reference Service, climatological data,
crop data, and links to many other sites and resources.
Center for Aquatic
and Invasive Plants - University of Florida
Provides images, news items, educational materials and the
Aquatic, Wetland and Invasive Plant information Retrieval System (APIRS), the
world's largest information resource of its kind.
Pathology Internet Guidebook - Thorsten Kraka, University of Bonn,
A subject-oriented resource guide for plant pathology, applied
entomology, and fields on the Internet. Links are well annotated.
Database - USDA
The database is a single source of standardized information
about plants, including information on names, distributional data, crop information,
plant growth data, plant materials information, plant links, reference and other
UNEP World Conservation Monitoring Centre
Provides information services on conservation and sustainable
use of the world's living resources. Conservation databases include species,
protected areas, forests, marine and costal areas, national biodiversity profiles,
and the Centre's Library catalogue.