Agricola -- A major searchable publication database in agricultural and related sciences
AGRIS/CARIS Agriculture Publications Database (at the FAO)
Biosis (Requires subscription)
CABI Publishing Reading Room Many relevant books are available for reading online, courtesy of the publisher.
MedLine -- A leading biological and medical publications database
Scirus Search engine for scientific links and documents
The Worlds Electronic Journals
Uncover/Ingenta Database A current literature awareness tool and reprint service
Agriculture online -- Where farmers and professionals meet
Arabidopsis Information Resource
Back to Basics A premier soil fertility information resource
BioHunt Biology Search engine
Biology Databases collection-- From MedNets; very comprehensive
Biology Reference Desk
BioOnline -- A major web site for the life sciences
Botany Internet Directory
Botanical Data Overview A UC Berkeley Digital Library Project
Botanical Dermatology Database -- A family-by-family description of plants and the key chemicals that they produce
Botany.com-- Mainly for the gardener, with ample botanical data.
Delphion Intellectual Property Net-- Includes plant and biotechnology patents
EcoCrop A system (at FAO) to identify a suitable crop for a specified environment; educational and helpful.
Ecotox A database that includes effects of toxic substances on plants (EPA)
FAOSTAT -- Statistical database on global food and agriculture at the FAO
Forest Genetic Resources Database REFORGEN at FAO.
Glossaries and Dictionaries on Line -- Plant science, botany and biotechnology
GrainGenes -- The small grains and sugar cane database
HerbMed Database on plants containing medicinal properties.
From the Royal Horticultural Society
Molecular Structures Made Visible Visualization of metabolic pathways and molecular structure
Mycorrhiza Main information exchange for this important symbiosis.
National Biological Information Infrastructure/Botany A useful portal for plant and crop science
NCBI Taxonomy Database -- For Arabidopsis thaliana and rice genome databases
Photosynthesis on the Web - A well received portal by Larry Orr and Govindjee.
Plant Biology Index Comprehensive alphabetical index of plant biology topics.
Plant Breeding Updates A rare site dealing with plant breeding, including a dictionary of terms and more.
PlantFacts a database to obtain plant
information from 40 Universities in the
Plant Genome Data and Information Center USDA, ARS, NAL
Plant Link Library Links to
many plant-related web sites, at
Internet Guidebook -- By Thorsten Kraska, The
Plant Management Network Will answer your questions by subscription
Plants Database Enter a plant name and receive a volume of information, from the USDA
Scotts Botanical Links an excellent and updated resource organized by subject and searchable
The Botany Site -- A comprehensive gateway at about.com
US National Agricultural Library -- More than just a library
Vegetation Distribution maps Online.
Virtual Library of Botany -- A world of links
World Water Links A comprehensive collection of links pertaining to water
Flowering Plant Gateway Four systems of flowering plant classification
GrainTax -- Taxonomy of wheat and associated species (including a historical perspective).
GRIN Taxonomy A more recently offered taxonomy module of the GRIN database; very comprehensive and easy to query.
Grass Genera of the world
Harvard University Herbarium
Interactive plant classification (family) system
ITIS -- Integrated taxonomy information system, including extensive download options
Multilingual Plant Names database For the non-botanically minded
The Families of Flowering Plants by L. Watson and M. J. Dallwitz
Metabolism and Biochemistry
Biochemical and Metabolical Pathways A searchable index, and more.
Metabolic and Regulatory Pathways, Kyoto, Japan
Links to other Metabolism Databases
Also, check Methods and Protocols section on this page.
Distance Learning Resource Network A major resource for courses; teaching and learning online (all subjects).
Internet biology and botany learning An index of available tutorial and educational sites in biology and botany.
Agripaedia-- Agricultural encyclopedia by The University of Kentucky.
Agronomy publications-- From
Agronomy Guides -- From The
On Global Climate Change -- Extensive briefing
Biocomputing -- The
application of computers in biological research. By Georg Fuellen, et. al.,
Biodiversity and Conservation -- A hypertext book
Biology Hypertext Book An extensive hypertext book from MIT.
Biophysics Very detailed textbook online
Fundamental Units of Life A tutorial on cellular and sub cellular structures and functions.
The biology project -- A biology tutorial
Discussions in cytogenetics -- The classics, by Charles R. Burnham (1962);
Evolution of Crop Plants-- By Paul Gepts, UC, Davis with online images and lecture notes
Heredity and DNA -- A multimedia tutorial.
Index to Plant Chromosome Numbers can be slow at times
Introduction to Genetic Analysis Textbook online
Molecular Biology Notebook -- Online courses in molecular biology
Protocols For Recombinant DNA Isolation, Cloning, And Sequencing A complete hypertext manual
Transgenic Crops An educational site for learning all about transgenic plants
Online -- A hypertext book in botany from the
Kimball Plant Biology links Links on Prof. Kimball biology pages.
Mycorrhiza The symbiotic associations that form between the roots of most plant species and fungi.
Photographic Atlas of Plant Anatomy -- Covering an impressive range of 53 topics in plant anatomy
Phytochemical Resources on the web -- Secondary plant metabolism
Plant Education for Kids A main resource on plants in agriculture, for children
- Time-lapse, QuickTime movies of plant growth & development - from
Science and plants Pre-college level educational materials on plants
Responses of woody plants to flooding and salinity by T. T. Kozlowski, a Tree Physiology Online Monograph (PDF file)
Abscisicacid.com - The complete resource for Abscisic acid, Abscisic Acid analogs and other related phytohormones
(Detailed) by Yvan Fracheboud, ETH
Chlorophyll fluorescence A brief primer
and amino acids in stress -- From
Photosynthesis on the Web - A well received portal by Larry Orr and Govindjee.
Plant Biology -- Tutorials and study links
Plant Hormones -- From
and Growth Regulatory Substances -- By Ken Maas
The Plant Biology Book -- Extensive tutorials
The Virtual Cell
BIOSCI Newsgroup Network -- Ask for help
Cell Biology Laboratory Manual
Fast Plants an
excellent introduction to growing and experimenting with Arabidopsis
MaxChelator -- Buffer and chelate software
Microscopy -- Virtual library of microscopy
Molecular Biology Procotols
Molecular Biology Techniques -- A hot list of molecular biology techniques on the web
Molecular Biology Techniques, Tips and Feedback Forum
Methods in Plant Histology The classical book (online), still useful.
Plant Breeding Resources Links that provide host of information on the subject
Protocols online Your lab reference book
Soil and Plant Analysis Lab Manual By John Ryan and George Estefan, ICARDA
Biology and Agriculture Software
Experimental designs designing experiments in biology and agriculture; application.
Genetics and Breeding software mostly free downloads.
G x E analysis and statistics -- from CIMMYT
Hands on Genetics -- Instructional software for basic genetics.
IRRISTAT Statistics packages downloadable from IRRI
PlantMod -- Plant growth and plant process simulation software for teaching and research
QU-GEN -- For investigating genetic models.
SAS User Guide Online manual for the SAS statistical analysis package.
The BioCatalog - A software directory of general interest in molecular biology and genetics
All the Dictionaries You Might Need -
AltaVista Translations Online translations
CAS American Chemical Society Vocabulary (not only chemistry)
Glossaries and Dictionaries on Line -- For Plant science, botany and biotechnology
Links for Chemists
Periodic Table of Elements
The New Spiral -- A fascinating look at the periodic table of elements.
Plant Tissue Culture Information
Science Acronym Finder
Science Constants and Equations
Sunrise and Sunset calculator
Tanner's General Chemistry
Webster Hypertext Dictionary
World Climate- Essential climatic data by city/town (worldwide)
All Unit Megaconverter
Measure 4 Measure -- Links to sites for various calculations and conversions
International System of Units
The Dutch unit converter