Monday, March 31, 2008

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, I would be delighted to help you at

Aguilar, O.M. and T.M. Waliczek, and J.M. Zajicek. Growing environmental stewards : the overall effect of a school gardening program on environmental attitudes and environmental locus of control of different demographic groups of elementary school children. HortTechnology, v. 18, no. 2, p. 243-249.

De Roy, Tui (photographs) and Mark Jones (text) Around their necks. Natural History, 117, no. 3, p. 36-41.
Albatrosses are diverse in form and range, but they share a common problems: people.

McFarland, A.L., T.M. Waliczek, and J.M. Zajicek. The relationship between student use of campus green spaces and perceptions of quality of life. HortTechnology, v. 18, no. 2, p. 232-238.

Rennicke, Jeff. Mary Jane Colter, architect. National Parks, v. 82, no. 2, p.30-35.
Called “the best-known unknown architect in the national parks,” Mary Jane Coulter left her mark on a profession and on our parks.

Richardson, B.A. et al. Influence of host resistance on the genetic structure of the white pine blister rust fungus in the western United States. Phytopathology, v. 98, no. 4, p. 413-420.

Tanley, Laura. Lessons of the flowers. National Wildlife, v. 46, no. 3, p. 24-30.
A pioneering experiment in the Colorado Rockies suggests that climate change models underestimate how fast the world is heating up.

Verrier, Suzanne. No muss, no fuss : rugosa roses. Fine Gardening, no. 121, p. 52-57.

These fragrant, cold-hardy shrubs are the most carefree members of the family.

Wein, Bibi. America’s romance with the oak. Wildflower : the magazine of The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, v. 24, no. 3, p. 12-19.

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