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Botany Research Guide

The Smithsonian Institution defines botany as "the science that deals with all forms of plant life, including mosses, ferns, conifers and flowering plants, and organisms formerly considered plants: algae, fungi, and lichens." This resource guide will follow that definition.



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Use the databases below to find journal articles for Botany. If you would like to search within a particular journal visit the journal list [ http://library.sdsu.edu/guides/dbaz.php ]. If you are looking for a specific journal article, and have the title, author and journal information, try using the citation linker [ http://sfx.calstate.edu:9003/sdsu/cgi/core/citation-linker.cgi ].





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California and Baja California

San Diego and Imperial Counties





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Printed 2015-08-03
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