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Natural Sciences: Horticulture: Academic Resources

Horticultural Academic Resources

On this page you will find resources directly related to horticulture. 

Horticultural eBooks are some selection of textbooks recommended for the different areas of horticulture

Horticultural Academic Databases are some specific collections of publications in horticulture. These will help you narrow down your focus to related scholarly articles.

Horticulture Journals are a selection of key academic journals on major topics in horticulture.

If you are unsure on what information you need have a look at the following pages for some guidance on information research:

Researching a Topic

Using Information Sources

Horticulture eBooks

Horticultural eBooks provide a structured discussion on a topic in horticulture. You can use books to gain an understanding into the topic.

If you want to browse the collection of ebooks on Plant Physiology at ECU use the following link:

Here are a selection of titles that you can use to get started:

Horticultural eBooks provide a structured discussion on a topic in horticulture. You can use books to gain an understanding into the topic.

If you want to browse the collection of ebooks on Crop Propagation at ECU use the following link:

Here are a selection of titles that you can use to get started:

Horticultural eBooks provide a structured discussion on a topic in horticulture. You can use books to gain an understanding into the topic.

If you want to browse the collection of ebooks on Vegetables and Vegetable Production at ECU use the following link:

Here are a selection of titles that you can use to get started:

Horticultural eBooks provide a structured discussion on a topic in horticulture. You can use books to gain an understanding into the topic.

If you want to browse the collection of ebooks on Fruits and Fruit Production at ECU use the following link:

Here are a selection of titles that you can use to get started:

Horticultural eBooks provide a structured discussion on a topic in horticulture. You can use books to gain an understanding into the topic.

If you want to browse the collection of ebooks on Postharvest Horticulture at ECU use the following link:

Here are a selection of titles that you can use to get started:

Horticultural Academic Databases

Databases are a more subject focused collection of academically published materials. Here are some of the databases that cover the topics of horticulture.

Broad Subject Databases

Start with these databases if you are just exploring or looking for general research around horticulture. These will give you research that also covers a broad range of disciplines. 

Databases are a more subject focused collection of academically published materials. Here are some of the databases that cover the topics of horticulture.

Citation Indexes

You can use the following databases to look for well cited research, or authors. You can also use these to find related topics to articles that you already have.  

Horticulture Journals

Journals, similar to magazines, have a consistent cover title, and are published at regular intervals. Individual articles may be written by different authors, and generally cover different topics. Journal articles generally contain specific and more up-to- date information than is found in books.

Here are a selection of key academic journals in Horticulture

Food Science and Agriculture