Wednesday, April 30, 2008

Articles of note in the Sterling Morton Library : April'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

Elmendorf, W. The importance of trees and nature in community : a review of the relative literature. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry, v. 34, no. 3, p. 152-156.

Ferrini, F., A. Fini, P. Frangi and G. Amoroso. Mulching of ornamental trees : effects on growth and physiology. Arboriculture & Urban Forestry, v. 34, no. 3, p. 157-162.

Kiscellus, L. Versatile, vibrant viburnums. Chicagoland Gardening, v. 14, no. 3, p. 76-79.

Milbau, A. and J.C. Stout. Factors associated with alien plants transitioning from casual, to naturalized, to invasive. Conservation Biology, v. 22, no. 2, p. 308-317.

Nabhan, G. The fatherland of apples : the origins of a favorite fruit and the race to save its native habitat. Orion, v. 27, no. 3, p. 32-37.

Opdam, P. and E. Steingrover. Designing metropolitan landscape for biodiversity : deriving guidelines from metapopulation ecology. Landscape Journal, v. 27, no. 1, p. 69-80.

Sammons, J. D. and D. K. Struve. Monitoring effective container capacity : a method for reducing over-irrigation in container production systems. Journal of Environmental Horticulture, v. 26, no. 1, p.19-23.

Toman, E. L., B. Shindler, J. Absher, and S. McCaffrey. Postfire communications : the influence of site visits on local support. Journal of Forestry, v. 106, no. 1, p. 25-30.

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