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The Plant Science Bulletin
(Print: ISSN 0032-0919, Electronic: ISSN 1537-9752) is an informal communication published four 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


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!

  Orchids of Tropical America.   Meisel, Joe E., Ronald S. Kaufmann, and Franco Pupulin (Eds). 2014. ISBN 978-0-8014-7768-3 (Cloth US$29.95) 276 pp. Cornell University Press, 512 East State Street, Ithaca, NY 14850
  Data Analysis in Vegetation Ecology, 2nd Edition.  Wildi, Otto.  2013. ISBN: 978-1-118-38403-9 (Paper US$79.95)  336 pp.  Wiley-Blackwell, 1 Wiley Drive, Somerset, NJ 08875-1272.
  Mineral Nutrition of Rice. Fageria, Nand Kumar. 2014. ISBN: 978-1-4665-5806 (Hardback US$142.16) 586 pp. CRC Press, Taylor & Francis Group, 6000 Broken Sound Parkway, NW, Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL 33487-2743
  How the Earth Turned Green: A Brief 3.8 Billion-Year History of Plants. Armstrong, Joseph E. 2014. ISBN: 978-0-226-06963-0 (Paper US$45.00) 576 pp. The University of Chicago Press, 1427 East 60th Street, Chicago, IL 60637

Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares de las Bolivia Vols. 1 & 2 [Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Bolivia]. Jorgensen, Peter Moller, Michael Harley Nee and Stephan Georg Beck. 2015. ISBN: 978-1-930-72371-9 (Hardcover US$125.00) 1741 pp. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, PO Box 299, St. Louis MO 63166. [Spanish].

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