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If you would like to review a book or books for PSB, the easiest way to do so is to: highlight and copy the book details, click on the Reviewer Requested link to the right of the book's details and paste the information into the email form that pops up. Remember to include your name, University/Department, all of your mailing details and the date by which the book will be reviewed (15 January, 15 April, 15 July or 15 October). Book reviews should not exceed 800-1000 words. Alternatively, e-mail Mackenzie Taylor, the editor-in-chief, at, including the details noted above, as soon as you notice the book of interest in this list, because they go quickly!

Stelar evolution and morphology in selected taxa based on the study of Vascullotaxy (studio nov.) Aulenback, Kevin R. 2015. ISBN: 978-0-9812186-2-5. (Paper US$144). 149 pp. privately published. Reviewer Requested
Name those grasses: identifying grasses, sedges and rushes Clarke, Ian. 2015. ISBN: 9780980407648. (Paper AU$48). 544 pp. Royal Botanic Gardens Victoria Reviewer Requested
Secondary Xylem Biology: Origins, Functions, and Applications Kim, Yoon Soo, Ryo Funada and Adya P. Singh. 2016. ISBN: 9780128021859 (paper US$84.96) 416 pp. Elsevier. Reviewer Requested
CITES and Timber: A Guide to CITES-listed Tree Species Groves, Madeleine and Catherine Rutherford. 2016. ISBN: 978-1-84246-592-9. (Paper US$68.00). 92 pp. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Reviewer Requested
Venerable Trees: History, Biology, and Conservation in the Bluegrass Kimmerer, Tom. 2015. ISBN: 978-0-8131-6566-0 (Cloth US$39.95) 280pp. University Press of Kentucky. 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
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
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




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