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(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). Alternatively, email, write or call the Editor, including the details noted above, as soon as you notice the book of interest in this list because they go quickly! - Editor (, Ph 620-341-5605)

  The Olmsted Parks of Louisville: A Botanical Field Gguide.  Haragan, Patricia Dalton.  2014.  ISBN 978-0-8131-4454-2  (Flex US$50.00) 472pp.  University Press of Kentucky, 663 South Limestone Street, Lexington, KY 40508.  
  Sustainable Landscaping: Principles and Practices.  Loehrlein, Marietta. 2014  ISBN 13-978-1-4665-9320-6 (Cloth  US$89.95) 305 pp.  CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group, 6000 Broken Sound Parkway NW, Suite 300.  Boca Raton, FL 33487-2742.
  Photosynthesis in Bryophytes and Early Land Plants.  Hanson, David T. and Steven K. Rice (eds)  2014.  ISBN 978-94-007-6987-8 (Cloth US$279) 342 pp.  Springer Science & Business Media,  233 Spring Street, New York, NY 10013-1578.
  Land of Enchantment Wildflowers: A Guide to the Plants of New Mexico.  Finley, Willa F. and LaShara J. Nieland.  2013.   ISBN 978-0-89672-822-6 (Paper US$29.95) 392pp. Texas Tech University Press, Box 41039, Lubbock, TX 79409-1037.
  Biology: Organisms and Adaptations: Instructor’s Edition. Noyd, Robert K., Jerome A. Krueger, and Kendra M. Hill. 2014.  ISBN 978-0-495-83020-7 (Paper, US$164.95) 670 pp.  Brooks/Cole, CENGAGE Learning, 20 Davis Drive, Belmont, CA 94002-3098.
  Ecological Gradient Analyses in a Tropical Landscape, Number 54González, Grizelle, Michael R. Willig, and Robert B. Waide (Eds.) 2013. ISBN: 978-1-118-65932-8 (Cloth US$65.00) 248pp.  Wiley-Blackwell1 Wiley Drive, SomersetNJ 08875-1272.
  England’s Rare Mosses and Liverworts: Their history, ecology and conservation.  Porley, Ron D.  2013.  ISBN 978-0-691-15871-6 (Cloth US$40.00) 232pp.  Princeton University Press, 41 William Street, Princeton, New Jersey 08540-5237.
  Flore des Bryophytes du Québec-Labador. Volume 1: Anthocérotes et Hépatiques.  Faubert, Jean. 2012.  ISBN 978-2-9813260-0 (Cloth $CAD80.00) 356pp. Société quebécoise de bryologie du Québec. 47, 4e Rang Ouest,Saint-Valérien, Québec, Nanada  G0L 4EO.
  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.


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Education, History of Botany, Botanical
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