Monday, April 24, 2006

Articles of note in the Sterling Morton Library : April's offering

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, I would be delighted to help you at

Bennett, James P. “What do we know about Wisconsin lichens?” Evansia, v.
23, no. 1, p. 13-18.

Bourne, Val. “Room for Rheum : ornamental rhubarb.” The Garden, v. 131, pt. 4, p. 260-263.

Childs, Jim. “Garden thugs.” Garden Gate, no. 69, p. 26-29.
  • Ignoring your typical neighborhood ruffians, this article focuses on invasive or aggressive plants. Of special note is the “better choice” plant recommendation made for each identified thug.
Cloyd, Raymond. “Dealing with twospotted spider mites on roses.” American Rose, v. 38, no. 16, p. 31-32.

Dorazio, Robert M. Estimating species richness and accumulation by modeling species occurrence and detectability. Ecology, v. 87, no. 4, p. 842-854.

Foley, Denise. “Summer’s brightest bulbs.” Organic Gardening, v. 53, no. 3, p. 44-48.

Jackson, Bernard L. “Butterflies in the rock garden.” Rock Garden Quarterly, v. 64, no. 2, p. 115-118.

Kanda, L. Leann. “Temperature sensor evaluation of opossum winter activity.” Wildlife Society Bulletin, v. 33, no. 4 p. 1425-1431.

Lamm, Richard D. “The culture of growth and the culture of limits.” Conservation Biology, v. 20, no. 2, p. 269-271.

Lawrence, Karen. “Growing a butterfly garden.” The Herb Quarterly, no. 107, p. 42-46.

Stan, Amanda B. “Dynamics of a managed oak woodland in northeastern Illinois.” Natural Areas Journal, v. 26, no. 2, p. 187-197.

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