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(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 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 psb@botany.org, including the details noted above, as soon as you notice the book of interest in this list, because they go quickly!

The Book of Seeds: A life-size guide to six hundred species from around the world. Smith, Paul (ed). 2018. ISBN: 9780226362236. (Cloth US$55). University of Chicago Press 656 pp. Reviewer Requested
Climate Garden 2085: Handbook for a Public Experiment Dahinden, Manuela and Juanita Schläpfer-Miller (eds). 2017. ISBN: 9783038600602. (Cloth $US29) University of Chicago Press. 96 pp. 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
Achieving sustainable cultivation of tomatoes Mattoo, Autar and Avtar Handa. 2017. ISBN-13: 9781786760401. (Hardback £180.00) 564 pp. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing. Reviewer Requested
Achieving sustainable cultivation of apples Evans, Kate (ed). 2017. ISBN-13: 9781786760326. (Hardback £220.00). 616 pp. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Reviewer Requested
Achieving sustainable cultivation of rice. Volume 2: Cultivation, pest and disease management Sasaki, Takuji (ed). 2017. ISBN-13: 9781786760289. (Hardback £150.00). 438 pp. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Reviewer Requested
Achieving sustainable cultivation of rice. Volume 1: Breeding for higher yield and quality Sasaki, Takuji. 2017. ISBN-13: 9781786760241. (Hardback £140.00). 298 pp. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing. Reviewer Requested
Achieving sustainable cultivation of wheat. Volume 2: Cultivation techniques Langridge, Peter (ed). 2017. ISBN-13: 9781786760203. (Hardback £130.00). 351 pp. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Reviewer Requested
Achieving sustainable cultivation of wheat. Volume 1: Breeding, quality traits, pests and diseases Langridge, Peter (ed.). 2017. ISBN-13: 9781786760166 (Hardback £210.00). 686 pp. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing. Reviewer Requested
Achieving sustainable cultivation of maize. Volume 2: Cultivation techniques, pest and disease control Watson, Dave (ed). 2017. ISBN-13: 9781786760128. (Hardback £190.00). 470 pp. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing Reviewer Requested
Achieving sustainable cultivation of maize. Volume 1: From improved varieties to local applications Watson, Dave (ed). 2017. ISBN-13: 9781786760081 (Hardback £150.00) 348 pp. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing. Reviewer Requested
Centric, Araphid and Eunotioid Diatoms of the Coastal Laurentian Great Lakes Sampling, Taxonomic Descriptions and Environmental Characteristics Reavie, Euan D. and Amy R. Kireta: 2015. Bibliotheca Diatomologica, Volume 62. ISBN: 978-3-443-57053-8. (79 EUR). 184 pp. Schweizerbart Science Publishers 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
Insect-Plant Interactions in a Crop Protection Perspective Sauvion, Nicolas, Denis Thiery and Paul Andre Calatayud, ed. 2017. ISBN: 9780128033241. (ebook US$181.90) 422pp. Elsevier. Reviewer Requested
Nova Hedwigia, Beiheft 144 Diatoms and the continuing relevance of morphology to studies on taxonomy, systematics and biogeography Celebrating the work and impact of Patricia A. Sims on the occasion of her 80th birthday Witkowski, Jakub, David Williams, and J. Patrick Kociolek (editors). 2015. ISBN: 978-3-443-51066-4. (Paper 119 EUR). 228 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
Rosellinia – a world monograph Petrini, Liliane E. 2013. Bibliotheca Mycologica – 205. ISBN 978-3-443-59107-6. (Paper 119€). 410 pp. Schweizerbart Science Publishers. Reviewer Requested
Diatom research over time and space Morphology, taxonomy, ecology and distribution of diatoms – from fossil to recent, marine to freshwater, established species and genera to new ones: Celebrating the work and impact of Nina Strelnikov Kociolek, J.P., M.S. Kulikovskiy, J. Witkowski & D.M. Harwood, editors. 2014. ISBN 978-3-443-51065-7. (paperback 199.00 EUR). 518 pp. Schweizerbart Science Publishers. Reviewer Requested
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
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
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

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