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Horticulture: Resources

This is a research guide for horticulture students, staff, and faculty.

Can't find it at Morris?

Request items from around the world through Interlibrary Loan. Check and request books from I-Share first before requesting books through this service. 

Frequently Used Databases

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Search Tips for Articles

  • Break your topic into the main concepts and use connectors (and, or) for your search:

    What are the economic costs of tomato pests ? -->  Pests and tomatoes and economic costs
  • Use synonyms to expand your search and connect them with or:

    horticulturists or floriculturists
    Peaches or Prunus persica
  • Link from subjects or descriptors found in article citations to find others.
  • Use limits, such as language, publication date, and publication type (e.g., scholarly journals or peer-reviewed journals, review articles).
  • Combine searches in Search History.
  • Use truncation symbols if available, e.g. pest* will find pest, pests, or pesticides
  • Limit to words in the title or abstract to narrow your search

Morris Library Catalog and I-Share

Books and chapters in books can give you an overview on a particular topic.

Search books, journals, government documents, videos, DVDs, etc. by using the Morris Library catalog

You may limit your search to just Morris Library, or if you have 7-10 days, used the drop down menu to search All I-Share and request that materials be sent to the library.

Search the Catalog

Search for books, ebooks, journals, government documents, DVDs, CDs, and more.


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