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Glossaries, Dictionaries and Encyclopedias: Botany

Phil A. Arneson, Department of Plant Pathology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY: On-Line Glossary of of Technical Terms in Plant Pathology. Clicking on the speaker icon will give you the pronunciation of the term.

Ilma Brewer, Robyn Overall, Nicholas Skelton, & Mark Curran, School of Biological Sciences The University of Sydney, Australia: The Revision Modules in Plant Anatomy, Glossary.

Jim Croft, Australian National Botanic Gardens: A Short Botanical Glossary, or
The Australian National Botanic Gardens (ANBG): Botanical Glossaries. The Flora Australia glossary is provided by the Flora Section of the Australian Biological Resources Study (ABRS), and the Flora of New South Wales glossary is provided by the National Herbarium of New South Wales (Herbarium NSW). A search engine (from the ANBG gopher) is accessable by keyword search. A Short Botanical Glossary provide botanical terms on the internet.

B & T World Seeds, France: Botanical Glossary. An alphabetical listing of over 800 botanical terms and their meanings, hypertexed for rapid reference. Ltd.: Dictionaries & Glossaries. Go to: Science & Technology, Botany.

University of California, Berkeley Museum, Natural History Glossary: Volume 8: Botany

Forest Service, Ministry of Forests, British Columbia, Canada: Glossary of Forestry Terms. The hole glossary can be downloaded as a selfextracting file or as a text file.

The Canadian Heritage Information Network (CHIN): Palynology, Herbarium code designations.

Sean Carrington, Department of Biological & Chemical Sciences, University of the West Indies, Barbados, THE PLANT KINGDOM: GLOSSARY OF TECHNICAL TERMS.

Jim Croft, Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research and Australian National Herbarium, Canberra: A Short Botanical Glossary.

Karen Fletcher, The Garden Gate: Glossary of Roots of Botanical Names. The Garden Gate is a non-commercial service provided for the enjoyment and edification of recreational gardeners everywhere.

GARDENWEB: Glossary of Botanical Terms. This glossary currently contains over 1,600 terms relating to botany and horticulture.

Chuck Griffith, Minnesota: Dictionary of Botanical Epithets. Explanation of origin and meaning of some epithets (under construction).

! Harcourt Inc. and Academic Press: Dictionary of Science and Technology. The dictionary consists of 2,464 pages and contains a total of 133,007 entries (in 130 fields of science), making it the largest scientific dictionary ever compiled in the English language. Browse the Scientific Fields Covered by the Dictionary, or search for Botany, Life Science, Biology, and Ecology. Excellent!

Ilma Brewer, Robyn Overall, Nicholas Skelton, & Mark Curran, School of Biological Sciences The University of Sydney, Australia: The Revision Modules in Plant Anatomy, Glossary.

Jones and Bartlett Publishers, BotanyLinks: On-Line Glossary. An enhanced version of the full glossary from "Botany: An Introduction to Plant Biology", 2e, by James D. Mauseth, containing over 1,000 terms of which 233 also include related illustrations.

W. Punt, S. Blackmore, S. Nilsson and A. Le Thomas (a project of the Working Group on Palynological Terminology, under the auspices of the International Federation of Palynological Societies (IFPS). Second and revised edition by Peter Hoen, Department of Palaeobotany & Palynology, University of Utrecht: Glossary of Pollen and Spore Terminology. The objective of the project has been to provide a concise manual of terminology that can be used to clarify the communication of information concerning pollen grains and spores.

! James L. Reveal, Norton-Brown Herbarium, University of Maryland: FindIT, Links to Web Sites of Botanical Interest, Dictionaries. Academic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology - Life Sciences - e.g. Biology, Botany, Cell Biology, Ecology, Evolution, Molecular Biology, Systematics, etc. Excellent!

ScaleNet, United States Department of Agriculture (USDA): Glossary of systematics and nomenclature terms.

Bryce J. Stokes, Colin Ashmore, Cynthia L. Rawlins and Donald L. Sirois, Forestry Sciences Laboratory, USDA Forest Service, Southern Forest Experiment Station, Auburn: Timber Glossary.

Dave L. Sutton, University of Florida, Fort Lauderdale: Aquatic and Wetland Plant Glossary.

UNL AgNIC Plant Sciences Page. From the Libraries of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL), and the Agriculture Network Information Center (AgNIC). Dictionaries. This page contains links to (chiefly biological) dictionaries, glossaries and similar reference tools.

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