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Plant Sciences Research Guide

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Welcome to the resource guide for Plant Sciences, Horticulture, Botany, Plant Biology, and Plant Pathology at Montana State University.  This guide provides a variety of resources for people in agriculture, including article databases, journals, government information, and websites. Comments and suggestions are welcome.

Agriculture Terms and Vocabulary

Additional Agriculture Guides

Use these additional library guides to find information about specific areas of agriculture and agricultural research.

Call Numbers for Plant Sciences at Renne Library

Books in Renne Library are shelved by Library of Congress call numbers. Below is a selection of call numbers that may be relevant to you.

Botany call numbers start with QK

  • Plant anatomy: QK640 - QK707
  • Plant physiology: QK710 - QK899
  • Plant ecology: QK900 - QK989

Forestry call numbers start with SD

Horticulture call numbers start with SB

  • Irrigation farming: SB112
  • Seeds and nurseries: SB113 - SB118
  • Harvesting, curing, storage: SB129 - SB130
  • Tree crops: SB169 - SB172
  • Food crops: SB175 - SB177
  • Field crops (includes forage, textile, and medicinal crops): SB183 - SB317
  • Vegetables: SB320 - SB353
  • Fruit and fruit culture: SB354 - SB402
  • Flowers and flower culture: SB403 - SB450
  • Gardens and gardening: SB450 - SB467
  • Landscape architecture: SB469 - SB476
  • Parks and public reservations: SB481 - SB486
  • Pests and diseases: SB599 - SB990

You can see a map of call number locations here.

Suggested Databases for Plant Sciences

The following databases include information about plant science or related fields:

Agriculture Image Collections