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Plant Science

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Welcome to the Plant Science Subject Guide!

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Each tab contains useful information and links for students, faculty, and researchers.

Should you have any questions about the library and the services we offer or if you need research help, please feel free to contact me.

Search McGill's Catalog (WorldCat)

The best place to look for books/ebooks available at the McGill Library is using the Library Catalogue:

Your search will cover most of McGill's collection of resources: books, journals, articles, and other resources, in both print or electronic format. Please be aware that not all articles we have access to can be found through WorldCat. If interested by articles, please use a database.

Call Numbers

You can also browse the shelves at the following call numbers:

QK 640-707: Plant anatomy
QK 710-899: Plant physiology
QK 867-899: Plant nutrition
QK 900-989: Plant ecology
SB 1-1110: Plant culture
SB 113.2-118.46: Seeds
SB 119-124: Propagation
SB 175-177: Food crops
SB 183-317: Field crops
SB 183-317:Fruit and fruit culture
SB 599-990.5: Pests and diseases


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