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Articles (journals, newspapers, magazines)

Key article databases for agriculture and horticulture:

Arrow Web of Science Click for more information View a demonstration.
Excellent research tool for cross-search of major science databases, or search individually:  CAB Abstracts (premier database for agriculture, horticulture, forestry and applied life sciences); MEDLINE (medical and health science, including animal diseases, veterinary medicine and zoonoses); Biological Abstracts (entire field of life sciences); Web of Science Core Collection (multidisciplinary citation database; includes Science Citation Index).

Arrow Scopus 1996- Click for more information View a demonstration.
Multidisciplinary citation database, with historical indexing of key scientific titles. Includes articles in press, plus web and patent results.

Arrow Google Scholar Click for more information View a demonstration.
Multidisciplinary Google search engine for scholarly articles and books. Includes citation linking and full-text searching of many publications.

Arrow Contains significant New Zealand content New Zealand Science Click for more information
Comprehensive index provided by the Crown Research Institutes, Conservation Department and the Royal Society of New Zealand.

Arrow Full list of Agriculture & Horticulture article databases

Arrow Database Licence Information
Legal guidelines about how and by whom Library-subscribed article databases may be used.


Books & Ebooks

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Find Library books, journals, DVDs, online resources and other material.

Arrow Agriculture and Horticulture call numbers
Useful for browsing the shelves.

Arrow Find Massey University agriculture theses

Arrow Find Massey University horticulture theses

Arrow Ebooks at Massey University Library

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Concepts & Definitions

Arrow Oxford Reference Click for more information
Includes Oxford Reference - Life Sciences

Arrow International Plant Names Index Click for more information
Database of seed plants, ferns and lycophytes, incorporating Index Kewensis (Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew), the Gray Card Index (Harvard University Herbaria) and the Australian Plant Names Index (Australian National Herbarium).

Arrow Search the Library Catalogue for subject dictionaries, 2000 onwards:


Background Information

Arrow Encyclopedia of Life Sciences
Peer-reviewed articles covering all of the life sciences, including agricultural and plant sciences topics. 

Arrow ScienceDirect Reference Works  Click for more information
The Library's subscribed ScienceDirect reference titles. Sources include:

Arrow Plantwise Knowledge Bank
CABI diagnostic tool and factsheets on crop pests and diseases around the world.

Arrow GeoSpatial Data Integration Portal
Landcare Research portal for S-map Online (NZ national soils database), Soils Portal (maps of fundamental soil layers), and the LRIS Portal (Land Resource Information Systems Portal).

Arrow Search the Library Catalogue for subject encyclopedias, 2000 onwards:

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