Horticulture

TGIF provides bibliographic and descriptive records of all types of works related to turfgrass culture. TGIF was established in 1983 by the UnitedStates Golf Association (USGA) Turfgrass Research Committee and the Michigan State University Libraries, and is now maintained by the Turfgrass Information Center, a division of MSU Libraries.

Coverage: 1895 - present
Tags: Horticulture

From the About PLANTS: “The PLANTS Database provides standardized information about the vascular plants, mosses, liverworts, hornworts, and lichens of the U.S. and its territories. It includes names, plant symbols, checklists, distributional data, species abstracts, characteristics, images, crop information, automated tools, onward Web links, and references.”

The website of the Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) provides access to statistics on trade, various reports on agricultural commodities and data, agriculture in other countries, information on federal export programs and to the magazine AgExporter.

FAOBIB is a multilingual, on-line catalogue of documents and publications produced by FAO since 1945, books added to the library collections since 1976, and serials held in the FAO library. The database can be searched in simple, advanced and command mode. A thesaurus mode can also be implemented which allows for navigation through AGROVOC and flagging of terms for inclusion in any query. AGROVOC is the multilingual agricultural thesaurus developed by FAO and used to index items in the database. Searches can be made by personal or corporate author, by title, conference, or subject; the database can also retrieve items by project symbol, division symbol etc. Other keys, such as the language, the publication year etc., can be used to further refine a query. Full text links are now provided for all documents which are available in electronic format.

Coverage: 1945-present
Tags: Agriculture, Horticulture

CalFlora is a comprehensive publicly-available database of plant or flora distribution information for California. Includes over 7,975 botanical species reports searchable by county, elevation, native or non-native, lifeform, or plant community. Re-released with design and funding changes 9/4/03

Published by the National Agricultural Library, the Agricola database describes publications and resources encompassing all aspects of agriculture and allied disciplines including: animal science; veterinary science; entomology; plant science; forestry; aquaculture and fisheries; farming, farming systems and crops; agricultural economics; extension and education; food and human nutrition; and earth sciences and environmental sciences. The Bibliography of Agriculture is the print index to the agricultural literature going back to 1942 located on the Shields Library, Third Floor, at call number Z 5071 .U63

NOTE: default UCD Search Type set to Advanced Ovid Search.  IMPORTANT: The largest and most comprehensive agricultural literature database is CAB Abstracts.