Books Received for Review

Books for review are available to members of the Botanical Society of America. If you are a BSA member and 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. 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!

Descent and Logic in Biosystematics McCabe, Thomas. 2021. ISBN: 978-0-578-75848-0. (Electronic book, PDF format). 130 pp. Perseverant Publishing. Reviewer Requested
The Wardian Case: How a simple box moved plants and changed the world Keogh, Luke. 2020. ISBN: 978-0-226-71361-8. (cloth US$35). 288 pp. The University of Chicago Press. Reviewer Requested
Household Economy at Wall Ridge: A Fourteenth-Century Central Plains Farmstead in the Missouri Valley Lensink, Stephen C., Joseph A. Tiffany, and Shirley J. Schermer (eds). 2020. ISBN-13: 978-1-60781-773-4. (Hard cover US$70.00). 288 pp. University of Utah Press. [STL] Reviewer Requested
Chrysanthemum Way, Twigs. 2020. ISBN: 978-1-78914-205-1. (Cloth US$27). 216 pp. Reaction Books & The University of Chicago Press. Reviewer Requested
Double Helix of Phyllotaxis: Analysis of the Geometric Model of Plant Morphogenesis Rozin, Boris. 2020. ISBN-13: 978-1627347488. (Paperback US$39.95). 186 pp. Brown Walker Press. Reviewer Requested
A History of Orchids in South America Vol 1 - Colonial times: from discovery to independence Ossenbach, Carlos. 2020. ISBN: 9783946583240 (Hardback £190) 646 pp. Koeltz Scientific Books Reviewer Requested
Nevada Mountains: Landforms, Trees, and Vegetation Charlet, David A. 2020. ISBN: 978-1-60781-727-7. (Hardcover $75) 432 pp. The University of Utah Press. Reviewer Requested
Edible and Medicinal Flora of the West Coast: The Pacific Northwest and British Columbia Varner, Collin. 2020. ISBN: 9780295748047 (Paperback US$19.95) 256 pp. University of Washington Press. Reviewer Requested
The Liberty Hyde Bailey Gardener's Companion: Essential Writings Stempien, John A. and John Linstrom (eds.) 2019, ISBN: 978-1-501-74023-7. (Hard cover US$26.95) 320 pp. Comstock Publishing Associates. [STL] Reviewer Requested
Wild Orchids of the Southwestern United States Brown, Paul Martin with original artwork by Stan Folsmon. 2019. ISBN: 978-3-946583-21-9. (Hardback US$64.40) 324 pp. Koeltz Botanical Books. Reviewer Requested
Temperate garden plant families: The essential guide to identification and classification Goldblatt, Peter and John C. Manning. 2019. ISBN: 978-1-60469-498-7. (Hardcover US$45). 316 pp. Timber Press. Reviewer Requested
Robotics and automation for improving agriculture Billingsley, John (ed.). 2019. ISBN-13: 9781786762726. (Hardback £160.00) 326 pp. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing. Reviewer Requested
Achieving sustainable cultivation of temperate zone tree fruits and berries Volume 2 Case studies Lang, Gregory. 2019. ISBN-13: 9781786762122. (Hardback £140.00) 470 pp. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Reviewer Requested
Achieving sustainable cultivation of temperate zone tree fruits and berries Volume 1 Lang, Gregory (ed.) 2019. ISBN-13: 9781786762085. (Hardback £140) 520 pp. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing. Reviewer Requested
Evolutionary Dynamics of Plant-Pathogen Interactions Buron, Jeremy J. and Anna-Liisa Laine. 2019. ISBN: 9781108625517. (Paper US$50.00) 392 pp. Cambridge University Press. Reviewer Requested
Flora of Florida Volume V: Dicotyledons, Gisekiaceae through Boraginaceae Wunderlin, Richard, Bruce F. Hansen, and Alan R. Franck. 2018. ISBN: 9780813056791. (Hardback US$69.95). 320 pp. University Press of Florida Reviewer Requested