Saturday, October 11, 2008

Articles of note in the Sterling Morton Library : October’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

Andrews, Jenny. Berry bright. Garden Design, no. 155, p. 30-36.

Edelaar, Pim, Adam M. Siepielski, and Jean Clobert. Matching habitat choice causes directed gene flow: a neglected dimension in evolution and ecology. Evolution, v. 62, no. 10, p. 2462-2472.

Ehrenberg, Rachel. Let’s get vertical. Science News, v. 174, no. 8, p. 16-20.
"City buildings offer opportunities for farms to grow up instead of out.”

Maunder, Mike. Beyond the greenhouse. Nature, v. 455, no. 7213, p. 596-597.
"Botanic gardens are using good garden design to attract and educate the public. The author explains how they can thrive both as business and as institutions of learning.”

Nickel, Erle. Witch hazel : queen of winter. Pacific Horticulture, v. 69, no. 4, p. 45-50.

Pennisi, Elizabeth. Romping through maize diversity. Science, v. 322, no. 5898, p. 40-41.
“A computer whiz turned geneticist borrows tactics from Wal-mart and cattle breeders to manage what may be the world’s largest genetic analysis.”

Enjoy these fine autumn days!

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