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Biology: Plants

Special Topics | Plants and Botany         

Peer-reviewed journals

eBooks: textbooks and reference

In-text example: 

Although gymnosperms were once the dominant flora on earth, they have gradually been displaced by flowering angiosperms ("gymnosperm," 2019). 

Citation:

(2019). Gymnosperm. In Allaby, M. (Ed.), A Dictionary of Plant Sciences. : Oxford University Press. Retrieved 7 Jan. 2022, from https://www-oxfordreference-com.proxy.lib.uwaterloo.ca/ view/10.1093/acref/9780198833338.001.0001/acref-9780198833338-e-3099.

Research databases and portals

Recommended reading 

For a comparison of databases, as well as a list of species-specific sequence databases, see 

Ong, Q., Nguyen, P., Thao, N. P., & Le, L. (2016). Bioinformatics Approach in Plant Genomic ResearchCurrent genomics17(4), 368–378. https://doi.org/10.2174/1389202917666160331202956

Video and images

Biodiversity Resources