Linnaeus - from the Univ. of CA, Berkeley Museum
2. Scientific Plant Names - from Landscape Plants, Dept. of Horticulture at Oregon State Univ.
|1. Details of
his life and naming system
2. Discusses how to write scientific names and cultivars and trademarked names
annuus - from Wikipedia
||Describes the movement with the sun and the history.|
Morphology - by Dr. L. Michael Hill, Bridgewater College.
leaves. Great information with
on lots of links for information.
||1. Bud - from
2. Time Lapse Bud - video from Getty Imahes.
3. Grafting Time Lapse - video by Neil Bromhall.
2. Vegetative bud becomes leaves and stem.
3. From 15 to 30 seconds, mixed bud grows to become leaves, stems, and flowers.
|1. California Poppy
- from Wikipedia
2, What is a Double Flower? - from wiseGEEK
Discusses many facts
2. Thorough discussion of what a double-flower is.
Injury of Landscape Plants in the Pacific Northwest -
by R. Maleike, M. Ophardt, and S. Collman - WSU Extension
2. USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map
Brief description of cold
hardiness, examples of problems, and suggested actions.
2. Introduction to the hardiness map and links to indicator plants.
from Center for the Study of Digital
Libraries at Texas A&M
2. Flower Terminology - from W.P. Armstrong, Palomar College, San Marcos, CA
Floral structure illustration
with definitions and photos of floral parts
2. Great drawings and photos showing floral parts and flower types.
Morphology - from Hort 202 at Texas A&M
2. Tree & Plant Life - video from BBC with David Attenborough
3. Twining Motion of Vines - video from sciencetrack blog.
4. Growing Apple Tree Animation - video from GeeskeS
Click on Modified Stems
links for more information.
2. Time-lapse shows how vines use tendrils and thorns to climb.
3. More time-lapse of vines attaching.
4. Computer animation showing how trees get taller and thicker.
juvenility and maturity
in Plants - by David Goforth, NC Coop. Ext.
some of lecture and
gives different examples.
Leaves Change Color - from US Forest Service.
2. Why Leaves Turn Red - from American Scientist.
|1. Discusses pigments and
2. More technical description of the role of anthocyanins.
||The Ginkgo Pages - by Cor Kwant||Extensive information on the ginkgo.|
Irish Famine - by Marjie Bloy
2. Potato Late Blight - from Oregon State University Extension
3. Dogwood Anthracnose and its Spread in the South - R.L. Anderson and J.L. Knighten - USDA Forest Service
|1. Brief description of the
2. Good photos of the disease that caused the Irish potato famine.
3. Describes history of dogwood anthracnose & shows injury symptoms.
|Dutch elm disease
Elm Disease: Elm Tree Protection Program - Seattle
||PDF brochure describing DED in
American Elms and Hybrids
2. Saving the American elm
|1. Presents some of the
that have used to find resistant elms.
2. Summary of the problem of Dutch elm disease and its solution.
Worst Enemy Chestnut Blight by S. J. Dorman
||Has description of the disease
and photos. If you follow some of the links on the site, you'll
see pictures of the tree.
||Aspen can be a Troublesome Tree - By Robert Cox, Colorado State Univ. Coop. Extension||Summary of the problems that can arise with quaking aspen in landscape plantings.|
|Tree form responses
||Human Well-Being Promoted
By Trees - Virginia I. Lohr, Dept. of Hort &
||Summary of the study we
conducted on tree forms.
|Human issues in hort
||Benefits of Plants - Virginia I. Lohr, Dept. of Hort & LA, WSU||Links to summaries of various
studies we have done.
|Temp control (urban
Change May Exacerbate Hot Cities - by D.
Dixon and Climatewire, Scientific American
2. How Cities Use Parks for ... Climate Change Management - from the American Planning Association
|1. Summary of the cause of the
urban heat island effect and how climate change will influence it.
2. Present 4 key points on the ways parks contribute to solving climate change problems in cities.
|Temp control (trees for
||Tree Placement on Home Grounds - by Christopher J. Starbuck, Univ. of Missouri||Article showing how to use trees
for shading homes.
|Temp control (seasons)
Earth's Tilt - video by Thomas G.
Chasteen , Analytical Environmental
2. Earth-Sun Applet - from Gregory Carbonne, U. of South Carolina
|1. Video shows earth moving
around sun to cause seasons (movement
2. Graphic shows angle + size of shadows at different times of the year.
rose is a RoseTM - by Paul Cappiello, UKCA
Adjunct Professor of Horticulture
2. Plant Patent Primer - by Barbara Campbell and james M. Weatherly, Greenhouse Grower
Clear descriptions of "cultivar
registration," "plant patent," and "trademark protection".
2. Discusses the benefits and requirements for plant patents.
Premier Evergreens for Northern Gardens - by Todd Boland
the hybrids used to
create the blue holly series.
||Creeping Mahonia - Pathat the Ratgirl
summary of appearance,
culture, use, and interesting facts (e.g. hybrids with M. aquifolium).
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