Monday, November 30, 2009

Articles of note in the Sterling Morton Library : November’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

Abel, Andrea. Cloud city. Wildflower, v. 26, no. 2, p. 12-19.
“At northern Mexico’s El Cielo Biosphere Reserve, an unusual stretch of cloud forest is home to an abundance of plants and animals.”

Bourne, Joel K. Redwoods : the super trees. National Geographic, v. 216, no. 4, p. 28-63.

New plants for 2010. American Nurseryman, v. 209, no. 12, p. 12-47.

Price, Karen and Dave Daust. Making monitoring manageable : a framework to guide learning. Canadian Journal of Forest Research, v. 39, no. 10, p. 1881-1892.

Schnable, P.S., et al. The B73 maize genome : complexity, diversity, and dynamics. Science, v. 326, no. 5956, p. 1112-115.
“The sequence of the maize genome reveals it to be the most complex genome known to date.”

Olechnowski, Brian F.M., Diane M. Debinski, Pauline Drobney, Karen Viste-Sparkman and William T. Reed. Changes in vegetation structure through time in a restored tallgrass prairie ecosystem and implications for avian diversity and community composition. Ecological Restoration, v. 27, no. 4, p. 449-457.

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