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Messages from the gods: A guide to the useful plants of Belize Balick, Michael J. and Rosita Arvigo. 2015. ISBN: 978-0199965762 (Paper US$50.00) 560 pp. Oxford University Press Reviewer Requested
Flora of Colorado Ackerfield, Jennifer. 2015. ISBN: 978-1-889878-45-4 (Paper $US65.00) 818 pp. Botanical Research Institute of Texas Press. Reviewer Requested
The Genus Meconopsis: Blue poppies and their relatives. Grey-Wilson, Christopher. 2015. ISBN: 978-1-84246-369-7. (Hardback £68) 432 pp. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Richmond, Surrey, TW9 3AB, UK Reviewer Requested
Ecological Statistics: Contemporary Theory and Application. Fox, Gordon A., Simoneta Negrete-Yankelevich, and Vinicio J. Sosa (eds). 2015. ISBN: 978-0-19-967255-4 (Paperback £39.99) 416 pp. Oxford University Press, 2001 Evans Road, Cary, NC 27513. Reviewer Requested
Diatoms of the United States 1: Taxonomy, Ultrastructure and Descriptions of New Species and Other Rarely Reported Taxa from Lake Sediments in the Western U.S.A. John Patrick Kociolek, Berengere Laslandes; Danuta Bennett; Evan Thomas; Mariska Brady; Carrie Graeff (eds). 2014. ISBN 978-3-443-57052-1. (Paper, 79.00 EUR) 188 pp. Schweizerbart Science Publishers Johannesstr. 3A, 70176 Stuttgart, Germany (Bibliotheca Diatomologica, Volume 61). Reviewer Requested
Public Garden Management: A Global Perspective. Dehagan, Bijan. 2014. Volume 1. ISBN 978-1-4931-6178-2 (paper US$148.99) pp. 1-385. Volume 2. ISBN 978-1-4931-6182-9 (cloth US$172.99) pp. 386-820. Xlibris LLC, www.Xlibris.com. Reviewer Requested
Flora of North America, Volume 28. Bryophytes: Mosses, part 2. 2015. Flora of North America Association. ISBN 9780190202750 (Cloth US$95.00) 702 pp. Oxford University Press, 2001 Evans Road, Cary, NC 27513 Reviewer Requested
The Papers of Frederick Law Olmstead. Volume IX: The Last Great Projects 1890-1985. Schuyler, David, Gregory Kaliss, and Jeffrey Schlossberg (eds). 2015. ISBN: 978-1-4214-1603-8 (Hardcover US$110.00) 1104 pp. John Hopkins University Press, 2715 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD 21218-4363 Reviewer Requested
Benthic diatoms from Mediterranean coasts. Álvarez-Blanco, Irene and Saúl Blanco. 2014. ISBN: 978-3-443-57051-4 (Paper EUR154.00 [US$175]) 409 pp. Schweizerbart Science Publishers Johannesstr. 3A, 70176 Stuttgart, Germany (Bibliotheca Diatomologica, Volume 60). Reviewer Requested
Mineral Nutrition of Rice. Fageria, Nand Kumar. 2014. ISBN: 978-1-4665-5806 (Hardback US$142.16) 586 pp. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 6000 Broken Sound Parkway, NW, Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL 33487-2743 Reviewer Requested

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