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A subject research guide for the students and faculty of the OSU Horticulture department.

Locating books

Use 1Search from the library's home page to search for books in the Valley Library, OSU branch libraries, and Summit Libraries.

Horticulture materials generally fall into the "S" and "SB" call number range and are located on the 1st floor of The Valley Library.

Encyclopedias, Manuals & Dictionaries

Dictionary of horticulture / produced by the Philip Lief Group. SB45 .D53 1994 

North American Horticulture : a reference guide / compiled by the American Horticultural Society ; Thomas M. Barrett, editor. SB317.56.U6 N67 1992 

Index hortensis : a modern nomenclator for botanists, horticulturalists, plantsmen, and the serious gardener / Piers Trehane.  QK96 .T741 1989

Directory & buyers guide / Oregon Association of Nurseries.  SB44.O75


OSU theses on Horticulture can be found either online via ScholarsArchive or older issues can be found in print on the fifth floor.

To learn more about finding theses or dissertations, check out this dissertation guide.