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The Plant Science Bulletin

(Print: ISSN 0032-0919, Electronic: ISSN 1537-9752) is an informal communication published three times a year, with information on upcoming meetings, courses, field trips, news of colleagues, new books, and professional opportunities. It provides a means of advertising items or materials wanted. It also serves as a forum for circulating BSA committee reports, for distributing innovative teaching approaches and methods, and for discussing issues of concern to Society members such as environmental policy and educational funding.

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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!

Making Eden: How plants transformed a barren planet Beerling, David. 2019. ISBN-13: 978-0198798309. (Hardback US$26). 272 pp. Oxford University Press. Reviewer Requested
The Imagination of Plants: A Book of Botanical Mythology Hall, Matthew. 2019. ISBN: 978-1-4384-7437-3
(Hardback US$95.00) 298 pp. State University of New York Press
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Major Flowering Trees of Tropical Gardens Swaminathan, M. S. and S. L. Kochhar. 2019. ISBN: 978-1-108-48195-3. (Hardback US$99.99) 367 pp. Cambridge University Press. Reviewer Requested
The Nature of Plant Communities Wilson, J. Bastow, Andrew D. Q. Agnew, and Stephen H. Roxburgh. 2019. ISBN: 9781108482219. (Hardback US$65). 280 pp. Cambridge University Press Reviewer Requested
Ecometabolomics Metabolic Fluxes versus Environmental Stoichiometry Jan, Sumira and Parvaiz Ahmad. 2019. ISBN: 978-0-12-814872-3. (ebook, US$160) 401 pp. Elsevier Reviewer Requested
Molecular Biology Techniques: A Classroom Laboratory Manual, Fourth Edition Carson, Sue, Heather Miller, Melissa Srougi and D. Scott Witherow. 2020. ISBN: 978-0-12-818024-2. (ebook) 294 pp. Elsevier. Reviewer Requested
Endophytes for a Growing World Hodkinson, Trevor R., Fiona M. Doohan, Matthew J. Saunders, and Brian R. Murphy (eds). 2019. ISBN: 978-1-108-47176-3. (Hardback US$140). 410 pp. Cambridge University Press Reviewer Requested
Sedges of the Northern Forest: A Photographic Guide Jenkins, Jerry. 2019. ISBN: 978-1-5017-2708-5. (Paper US$16.95). 96 pp. Cornel University Press 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
Cadmium Toxicity and Tolerance in Plants: From Physiology to Remediation Hasanuzzaman, Mirza, Majeti Narasimha, Vara Prasad and Masayuki Fujita. 2019. 978-0-12-814864-8. (ebook US$191) .619 pp. Academic Press Reviewer Requested
Senescence Signalling and Control in Plants Sarwat, Maryam and Narendra Tuteja. 2018. ISBN: 978-0-12-813187-9. (ebook US$160). 322 pp. Academic Press Reviewer Requested
Chasing Centuries: The Search for Ancient Agave Cultivars Across the Desert Southwest Parker, Ron. 2019. ISBN: 978-1-941384-48-0. (Softcover US$26.95). 176 pp. Sunbelt Publications Reviewer Requested
Grasses of Florida Hall, David W. 2019. ISBN: 9780813056050. (Cloth US$80). 368 pp. University Press of Florida. Reviewer Requested
Birch Lewington, Anna. ISBN: 978-1-78914-011-8 (Cloth US$27.00). 256 pp. The University of Chicago Press Reviewer Requested
Syllabus of Plant Families A. Engler’s Syllabus der Pflanzenfamilien Part 1/3 Basidiomycota and Entorrhizomycota Begerow, Dominik, Alistair McTaggart; Reinhard Agerer; Wolfgang Frey. 2018. ISBN: 978-3-443-01098-0. (Hardcover 139 EUR). 471 pp. Schweizerbart Science Publishers Reviewer Requested
Rose Horwood, Catherine. 2018. ISBN: 978-1-78914-013-2. (Cloth US$27) 240 pp. University of Chicago Press. Reviewer Requested
Food Production in Native North America: An Archaeological Perspective Gremillion, Kristen J. 2018 ISBN: 9780932839572 (paperback US$31.95). Society for American Archaeology Press. Reviewer Requested
Transformative Paleobotany: Papers to Commemorate the Life and Legacy of Thomas N. Taylor Krings, Michael, Carla J. Harper, N. Ruben Cuneo and Gar W. Rothwell (eds.). 2018. ISBN: 978-0-12-813012-4. (ebook US$125.00) 732 pp. Elsevier Reviewer Requested
Palm Gray, Fred. 2018. ISBN: 978-1-78023-917-0. (Cloth US$27.00). 232 pp. The University of Chicago Press. Reviewer Requested
Ancient Oaks in the English Landscape Farjon, Aljos. 2018. ISBN: 978-1-84246-640-7. (Cloth US$50) 348 pp. University of Chicago Press. Reviewer Requested
Robert Fortune (1812-1880)- Plant Hunter Ferguson, David K. 2018. Anhui University Press Reviewer Requested
Chinese Medicinal Plants, Herbal Drugs and Substitutes: An Identification Guide Leon, Christine and Lin Yu-Lin. 2017. ISBN: 978-1-842-46387-1. (Cloth US$180). 850 pp. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Reviewer Requested
Bibliotheca Lichenologica Vol. 110 Lichens of Mexico The Parmeliaceae – Keys, distribution and specimen descriptions Herrera-Campos, Maria, Rosa Emilia Pérez-Pérez; Thomas H. Nash III (eds). 2016. ISBN: 978-3-443-58089-6 (Bound; 199 EUR) 723 pp. Schweizerbart Science Publishers. Reviewer Requested
Historia del Jardín Botánico de Lancetilla, Honduras - The History of Lancetilla Botanical Garden, Honduras Hazlett, Donald L. Translated by Marta E. Hazlett. 2017. ISBN-13: 978-1-889-878-53-9. (flexibound, US$17.95). 140pp. Botanical Research Institute of Texas Press. Reviewer Requested
Lichen Study Guide for Oklahoma and Surrounding States Strawn, Sheila A. 2017. ISBN: 978-1-889878-55-3. (Flexibound US$25). 80pp. Botanical Research Institute of Texas Press. Reviewer Requested
Photoautotrophic eukaryotic Algae. Rhodophyta. Syllabus of Plant Families 2/2 Frey, Wolfgang (ed). 2017. ISBN: ISBN 978-3-443-010-94-2. (79.90 EUR). 171 pp. Schweizerbart Science Publishers Reviewer Requested
Field Guide to the Lichens of White Rocks (Boulder, Colorado) Tripp, Erin A. 2016. ISBN: 978-1-60732-553-6. (Paper US$21.95). 192 pp. University Press of Colorado. Reviewer Requested




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