Botany and Agriculture Databases
Marine Science and Aquaculture,
- Indexes to Journals and Books:
Mycology and Protozoology Abstracts (Microbiology C) (ProQuest)
- Covers algae, fungi, protozoa, and lichens, as well as their reproduction, growth, life
cycles, biochemistry, genetics, and infection and immunity in man,
other animals, and plants. Includes microbiology, immunology, pathology,
environmental research, toxicology, and other related fields.
Covers 1982 to the present.
Aquaculture Abstracts (ProQuest)
- Covers the science, practice, management, and economics
of marine and freshwater aquaculture, including
the improvement and augmenting of aquatic yields,
instruments, technological developments, culturing techniques, and new methods of
husbandry. Includes references from related disciplines such as water pollution, ecology,
diseases, nutrition, oceanography, and limnology.
Covers 1984 to the present.
Research Abstracts (ProQuest)
- Provides citations to international research on all aspects of biochemical,
medical, and microbial technology as applied to bioengineering, medicine,
agriculture, and environmental science. Encompasses a wide range of disciplines,
including genetic engineering, gene therapy, medical technology, imaging,
pharmaceuticals, biomechanics, fermentation, waste treatment, bioremediation,
food biotechnology, computer applications, and more. Covers 1983 to the present and
has absorbed the contents of Agricultural & Environmental Biotechnology
Abstracts (1993-2007), BioEngineering Abstracts (1993-2007), and
Medical & Pharmaceutical Biotechnology Abstracts (1993-2007).
and Applied Microbiology Abstracts (Microbiology A) (ProQuest)
- Covers significant findings and practical applications in agricultural,
food and beverage, chemical, and pharmaceutical industries. Includes
fermentation, microbial degradation, food microbiology, microbial toxins,
plant diseases, post-harvest decay, plant protection, forestry,
soil microorganisms, mineral microbiology, protection of materials,
hydrocarbons, microbial resistance, and antimicrobial agents.
Covers 1982 to the present.
on the Web:
- The online public access catalog of Long Island University's
six campuses. This can be searched from any computer. No password is needed.
- Covers the scientific literature on plant science, focussing on
all plant scientific aspects, especially on pathology, symbiosis,
biochemistry, genetics, physiology, agronomy, horticulture, forestry,
biotechnology, environmental biology, and more.
Covers 1994 to the present.
- Online Encyclopedias and Books:
Sciences (GVRL) (InfoTrac/Gale Group)
- (See database page for description)
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