Web Resources

Non-Timber Forest
Includes a bibliography and web links to resources about non-timber forest products.
Invasives dot org The overall objective of Invasive.org i: to provide an accessible and easily used archive of high quality images related to invasive and exotic species, with particular emphasis on educational applications
Information Systems
for Biotechnology
Documents and searchable databases pertaining to the development, testing and regulatory review of genetically modified plants, animals and microorganisms within the U.S. and abroad.
Transgenic Crops
introduction and
resource guide
A web site from Colorado State University that attempts to provide a "balanced view" of the transgenic crops controversy. Includes many links to primary sources of data and animations demonstrating the steps involved in constructing transgenic plants.
CERA -  GM Crop database The Center for Environmental Risk Assessment’s purpose is to develop and apply sound science to the environmental risk assessment of agricultural biotechnologies so their contributions to sustainable production of food, fuel and fiber may be safely realized..
of GMOs
Although we will not cover ethical topics per se, you may be interested in learning about this aspect of genetic engineering. The Nuffield Council on Bioethics (an independent body) provides reports on their web site related to a number of biological issues with ethical dimensions, including genetic engineering of crops and genetic testing for humans.Native American
Searchable database of plants used by Native Americans.
BSA's Economic Botany Page Botanical Society of America's brief overview of economic botany, along with a list of web links.
Logging to Control Insects The Xerces Society (based in Portland) released a report in Fall, 2005 that reviews research reports investigating the utility of logging as a means to control insect pest outbreaks.
Society for Economic
The SEB publishes the journal Economic Botany.