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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!

Birch Lewington, Anna. ISBN: 978-1-78914-011-8 (Cloth US$27.00). 256 pp. The University of Chicago Press Reviewer Requested
Biodiversity and Climate Change Transforming the Biosphere Lovejoy, Thomas E. and Lee Hannah (eds). ISBN: 9780300206111 (Paper US$40). 416 pp. Yale University Press. Reviewer Requested
Atlas of Poetic Botany Hallé, Francis. 2018. ISBN: 978-0-26203-912-3. (Cloth US$24.95) 128 pp. MIT 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
Biochemical, Physiological and Molecular Avenues for Combating Abiotic Stress in Plants Wani, Shabir Hussain, 2018. ISBN: 978-0-12-813066-7. (ebook US$170). 324 pp. Elsevier. 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
Plant Micronutrient Use Efficiency: Molecular and Genomic Perspectives in Crop Plants Hossain, Mohammad Anwar, Takehiro Kamiya, David Burritt, Lam-Son Phan Tran and Toru Fujiwara. 2018. ISBN: 978-0-12-812104-7. (eBook US$170). 324 pp. Elsevier. Reviewer Requested
Unique Plants and Animals of the Baja California Pacific Islands Vanderplank, Sula, Anny Peralta García, Jorge H. Valdez Villavicencio, Carlos A. de la Rosa. 2017. ISBN-13: 978-1-889-878-51-5. (flexibound, US$20). bilingual, 132pp. Botanical Research Institute of Texas Press Reviewer Requested
Plant Metabolites and Regulation Under Environmental Stress Ahmad, Parvaiz, Mohammad Abass Ahanger, Vijay Pratap Singh, Durgesh Kumar Tripathi, Pravej Alam and Mohammed Nasser Alyemeni. 2018. ISBN: 9780128126899. (E-Book US$185). 446 pp. Elsevier. Reviewer Requested
Diatom taxonomy and ecology From France to the sub-Antarcitc islands. Celebrating the work and life of Prof. Dr. René Le Cohu on the occasion of his 80th birthday Van de Vijver, Bart and Loïc Tudesque, Luc Ector (eds). 2017. ISBN 978-3-443-51068-8. (Paperback 139 Eur). 325 pp. Schweizerbart Science Publishers Reviewer Requested
Food Crop Production by Smallholder Farmers in Southern Africa: Challenges and Opportunities for Improvement Muimba-Kankolongo, Ambayeba. 2018. ISBN: 9780128143841. (ebook US$200) Elsevier 382 pp. Reviewer Requested
Advances in Agronomy Vol 148 Sparks, Donald. 2018. ISBN: 9780128151808 (ebook US$193). Elsevier. 306 pp. 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
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
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
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
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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