Thursday, March 30, 2006

Articles of note in the Sterling Morton Library : March's offerings

These are some recent articles that can be found within the journal collection of the Sterling Morton Library. Please visit the Library to discover the incredible botanical and horticultural resources that await you! If you are unable to visit the Library and interested in reviewing one of these articles, a library staff member would be delighted to help you at

Armstrong, P. K. “Nature in your backyard.” Chicago Wilderness, v. 9, no. 3, p. 10-12.
Brach, A. R. & Song, H. “eFloras : new directions for online floras exemplified by the Flora of China Project.” Taxon, v. 55, no. 1, p. 188-192.
Crowder, R. “Hydrangea mania.” American Nurseryman, v. 203, no. 6, p. 16-20.
De Grammont, P. C. “An evaluation of threatened species categorization systems used on the American continent.” Conservation Biology, v. 20, no. 1, p. 14-27.
Greenberg, J. “Jewels under the trees.” Chicagoland Gardening, March/April 2006, p. 38-40.
Hinkley, D. J. “Lanterns to light the spring : fawn lilies’ delicate flowers spark a welcome flash of color to begin the season.” Horticulture, v. 103, no. 3, p. 40-45.
Jackson, S. “The potential on the doorstep : the importance of gardens in the psychological well-being of older people.” Journal of Therapeutic Horticulture, v. 16, p. 28-37.
Lauri, P. “Architecture and size relations : an essay on the apple (Malus x domesitca, Rosaceae) tree.” American Journal of Botany, v. 93, no. 3, p. 357-368.
Parker, J. “The development of the Cambridge University Botanic Garden.” Curtis’s Botanical Magazine, v. 23, p. 4-19.
Pelczar, R. “Spotlight on tree bark.” Landscape Architecture, v. 96, no. 4, p. 62-63.
Roberts, J. “Botanical sculptures.” Gardens Illustrated, April 2006, p. 76-79.
  • Artist Jude Miller fashions exquisite flowers out of paper.
Rose, C. E. “A multilevel approach to individual tree survival prediction.” Forest Science, v. 52, no. 1, p. 31-43.
Terrell, C. and F. Miller. “Damaging effects of the 2005 drought on woody plants.” Illinois Trees, v. 20, no. 3, p. 1, 14-15, 18.

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