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The Plant Science Bulletin
(Print: ISSN 0032-0919, Electronic: ISSN 1537-9752) is a publication of the Botanical Society of America (BSA) containing news and information from the Society, as well as articles and essays focusing on issues of interest within the botanical sciences. It serves as an forum for discussing issues related to research, conservation, education, outreach, and public policy, for distributing innovative teaching approaches and methods, and for providing news of colleagues, new books, and professional opportunities.

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Books Received for Review

Books for review are available to members of the Botanical Society of America. If you are a BSA member and would like to review a book or books for PSB, the easiest way to do so is to: highlight and copy the book details, click on the Reviewer Requested link to the right of the book's details and paste the information into the email form that pops up. Remember to include your name, University/Department, all of your mailing details and the date by which the book will be reviewed. Book reviews should not exceed 800-1000 words. Alternatively, e-mail Mackenzie Taylor, the editor-in-chief, at psb@botany.org, including the details noted above, as soon as you notice the book of interest in this list, because they go quickly!

Living with the Trees of Life 2nd edition: a practical guide to rebooting the planet through tropical agriculture adn putting farmers first Leaky, Roger R.B. 2024. ISBN: 9781800624986. (Paperback US$40) 280pp. CABI Reviewer Requested
The Herbal Year: Folklore, History, and Remedies Hart-Davies, Christina. 2024. ISBN: 978-0-300-26586-6. (Hardback US$26) 256 pp. Yale University Press Reviewer Requested
Max and the Milkweed Grand, Auggie. 2024. (paper US$32.52). 31 pp. Auggie Grand Books. (for readers 2-5). Reviewer Requested
From Seed to Seed: A Pictorial Study Showing How a Bean Plant Grows Paparozzi, Ellen, M. Elizabeth Conley, and Christian G. Elowsky. 2024. ebook. Plant and Soil Science eLibrary. (with associated lessons for class use). Reviewer Requested
Sustainability for the Forgotten Machlis, Gary E. 2024. ISBN: 9781647691677 (Paper US$24.95) 262 pp. The University of Utah Press. Reviewer Requested
Saving a Rainforest and Losing the World: Conservation and Displacement in the Global Tropics Thaler, Gregory. 2024. ISBN: 978-0-300-27248-2. (paper US$40) 312 pp. Yale University Press Reviewer Requested
Frustrating Flowers & Puzzling Plants: Identifying the difficult species of Britain and Ireland. Warren, John M. 2024. ISBN: 978-1-78427-331-6. (paper US$40). 290 pp. Pelagic Reviewer Requested
Botánicos: A novel Meerow, Alan. 2023. ISBN: 979-8-9891677-0-82. (Paper US$14.99) 92 pp. Griffinia Press. Reviewer Requested
Edible Alliums: Botany, Production, and Uses Rabinowitch, Haim D. and Brian Thomas (eds.). 2023. ISBN: 9781789249972. (Hardback US$155). 307 pp. CABI Reviewer Requested
A Splendor of Succulents and Cacti Ball, Caroline. 2023. ISBN: 9781851245970 (cloth, US$25). 144 pp. Bodleian Library Publishing Reviewer Requested
A guide to the Flora of the Sierra de San Pedro Mártir | Una guía a la de de la Sierra de San Pedro Mártir Harper, Alan, Sula Vanderplank, and Jon Rebman. 2021. ISBN-13: 978-1-889878-64-5 (flex-binding US$35). 320 pp. BRIT Press. Reviewer Requested
Plant Guide: Geology, Archaeology, Tide Pools, Reptiles, Birds, and Mammals, Channel Islands, California. (Sida, Bot. Misc. 61) Riley, Jim and editors. 2023. ISBN 13: 978-1-889878-70-6 (Flex-binding US$55). 290 pp. BRIT Press. Reviewer Requested
Manual of Montana Vascular Plants, Second Edition Lesica, Peter with Contributions by Matt Lavin and Peter F. Stickney. 2022. ISBN-13: 978-1-889878-87-4. (flex binding US$65). 729 pp. BRIT Press. Reviewer Requested
Tidal Marshes of Long Island, New York. Potente, John E (ed). 2022. ISSN: 22380 128x. (Hardback) Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Society Vol 26. 4th edition. 171 pp. Torrey Botanical Society. Reviewer Requested
Grasses of the Northern Forest: Quick Guides Jenkins, Jerry. 2022. ISBN: 9781501764318. (digital; US$11.95) 4 pp. Cornell University Press (physical copy available by request). Reviewer Requested
Field Guide to Manzanitas: California, North America, and Mexico Kauffmann, Michael, Tom Parker, and Michael Vasey. Photography by Jeff Bisbee. 2021. ISBN: 978-1-941624-15-9. (Paper US$27.95). 175 pp. Backcountry Press. Reviewer Requested
Tropical Arctic: Lost Plants, Future Climates, and the Discovery of Ancient Greenland McElwain, Jennifer C., Marlene Hill Donnelly, and Ian J. Glasspool. 2021. ISBN: 978-0-226-53443-5. (Cloth US$30). 144 pp. University of Chicago Press Reviewer Requested
Flora of Oregon. Volume 2: Dicots A-F Meyers, Stephen, Thea Jaster, Katie E. Mitchell, Tanya Harvey, and Linda K. Hardison (eds.). 2020. 978-1-889878-61-4 (Hardback US$85). 880 pp. BRIT Press. Reviewer Requested
Rewilding Agricultural Landscapes: A California Study in Rebalancing the Needs of People and Nature Butterfield, H. Scott, T. Rodd Kelsey, and Abigail K. Hart (eds). 2021. ISBN: 9781642831269. (Paper US$39). 252 pp. Island Press Reviewer Requested

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