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Plant Science

Reference Materials and Books

Mabberley's plant-book: A portable dictionary of plants, their classification and uses


Ebooks are also listed in the Library Catalogue (McGill WorldCat), or they may be searched by individual collection/provider, for example:

  • CAB eBooks
    Provides access to ebooks in the subject areas of agriculture, animal science, environmental science, human health and nutrition, and plant sciences.
  • ScienceDirect
    Provides detailed and exhaustive coverage of chapters of books in the agricultural, biological and environmental sciences. Includes journals as well, but searches can be refined to books only. McGill subscriptions are indicated by a bright green square box.
  • SpringerLink Books
    Provides online access to chapters from over 15,500 book titles covering life and environmental science. Extensive coverage of Plant Science and related topic can be found under the Biomedical and Life Sciences subject category. 

To see more ebook collections/providers available, please see the ebooks & media website.


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