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To search for articles on your topic, start with one of the Rutgers University Libraries subscription databases. Depending on your topic, there may be a number of helpful online resources. This guide identifies a few suggested ones (out of the hundreds of possible online resources available) from which you might be able to find relevant articles.
Please see the boxes below for those indexes/databases that are most relevant to plant science.
Plant Science is an index of scholarship and research in all aspects of plant science, including pathology, symbiosis, biochemistry, genetics, biotechnology, plant science techniques, and environmental biology. It includes indexing for scholarly journals, books, and conference proceedings and papers.
SPECIAL NOTE: Currently searches for "Plant Science content only" in the Environmental Science Index.
Ecology Abstracts is an index of scholarship on how organisms of all kinds, including microbes, plants, and animals, interact with their environments and with other organisms. It also contains papers on evolutionary biology, economics, and systems analysis as they relate to ecosystems or the environment. In addition, it covers environmental problems such as depletion, erosion, and pollution. This database is the electronic counterpart and continuation of the print index Ecology Abstracts.
SPECIAL NOTE: Currently searches for "Ecology Abstracts content only" in the Environmental Science Index.
CAB Abstracts is a comprehensive database in the applied life sciences, covering literature in agriculture; animal and veterinary sciences; environmental sciences; human health, food, and nutrition; leisure and tourism; microbiology and parasitology; and plant sciences. It indexes over 10,000 sources, including international peer-reviewed journals, conference proceedings, academic books, and technical reports. Coverage dates: 1973-present
SPECIAL NOTE: Instead of the Get it @ R button, click on the "Find in my library" button in this database to determine whether or not Rutgers owns or subscribes to the article.
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