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Horticultural Sciences: Horticultural Science Databases

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Horticultural Science Databases

  • CAB Abstracts
    Great for multi-disciplinary research with international scope.  One of the largest bibliographic databases covering international research and development literature in the fields of agriculture, animal health, forestry, human health and   nutrition, and management and conservation of natural resources.
  • Agricola (National Agricultural Library Catalog)
    Primarily for U. S. agriculture.  A bibliographic database consisting of literature citations for journal articles, monographs, proceedings, theses, patents, translations, audiovisual materials, computer software, and technical reports pertaining to all aspects of agriculture.  Links to full text documents are provided whenever possible.
  • Biosis
    Great for biological sciences/organism information. Indexes over 6000 journals covering biological research, medical research, and discoveries of new organisms. Includes indexing of meetings, review articles, books reviews, book chapters, software, and U.S. patents.
  • Web of Science
    General multidisciplinary information from approximately 8,500 of the most prestigious, high impact research journals in the world back to 1900. Also provides cited reference searching to see who has cited whom.
  • EDIS - Extension Digital Information Source
    UF IFAS extension documents. Applied information related to crops, finance, family, etc.
  • Biological & Agricultural Index
    Agricultural research, biology, environmental science, genetics, horticulture, physiology, veterinary medicine, wildlife management and much more
  • Agris (International System for Agricultural Science and Technology)
    International agriculture information maintained by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.
  • Ecology Abstracts (1982-current)
    Current ecology research across a wide range of disciplines, reflecting recent advances in light of growing evidence regarding global environmental change and destruction
  • ASAE
    Technical documents published by American Society of Agricultural Engineers
  • SciFinder Scholar (or UF Access Instructions)
    Chemicals and substances, including biological materials


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