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Horticulture: Secondary Plant Products

Background information

SECONDARY PLANT PRODUCTS are also called SECONDARY METABOLITES. Keep this in mind when researching.

Reference Books

Use these and other reference books located on the 1st floor of the library. Reference books must stay in the library, so you should either take notes or make photocopies for your records.


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Information on secondary plant products can generally be found in the books in these call number areas:

  • 572.2
  • 580
  • 615.3
  • 635

Circulating books

From the SCC Library Catalog search for books on your subject. Here are some suggested subjects you may wish to use:

  • Botanical chemistry
  • Metabolism, Secondary
  • Plant metabolites
  • Plant products
  • Plants -- Metabolism


Example books:

Finding information using SCC Library databases

Use the library databases listed here plus any of the library databases suggested for general HORTICULTURE research.