The Society for Economic Botany

Fostering research and education on the past, present, and future uses of plants by people.

Books Needing Reviewers


Books Needing Review   |   Instructions for Reviewer   |   Submitting a Book for Review

If you see a book you would like to review, make your request to Book Review Editor.

REVIEW POLICY: Because of problems with a few reviewers, there is a strict review policy. Those asking to review these books are thereby agreeing to this policy. Reviewers who do not return reviews to me according to schedule will be given three options:

  1. provide a review,
  2. pay the going rate for the book so we can replace it, or
  3. send the book back to the book review editor ASAP.

Reviewers needed for:

Agrobiodiversity. Integrating Knowledge for a Sustainable Future. Strüngmann Forum report #24. Zimmerer, Karl S., and Stef de Haan, eds. 2019. MIT Press, Cambridge, MA, and London, U.K. xii + 390 pp. (hardcover). USD45.00, GPB 35.00. ISBN 978-0-262-03868-3.

Chasing Centuries. The Search for Ancient Agave Cultivars Acress the Desert Southwest. Parker, Ron. 2019. Sunbelt Publications, San Diego, CA. xiv + 162 pp (paperback). USD 26.95. ISBN: 978-1-94138448-0.

Gardening with Native Plants of the Pacific Northwest, 3 rd ed. Kruckeberg, Arthur R., and Linda Chalker-Scott. 2019. University of Washington Press, Seattle, WA. xiv + 374 pp. (paperback). USD 39.95. ISBN 978-0-295-74415-5.

Plant Kin. A Multispecies Ethnography in Indigenous Brazil. Miller, Theresa L. 2019. University of Texas Press, Austin, TX. xii + 297 pp. (paperback). USD 29.95. ISBN 978-1-4773- 1740-2.

Reinventing Sustainability. How Archaeology Can Save the Planet. Guttmann-Bond, Erika. 2019. Oxbow Books, London, U.K., and Philadelphia, PA. x + 181 pp. (paperback). USD 39.99. ISBN: 978-1-78570-992-0

The African Roots of Marijuana. Duvall, Chris S. 2019. Duke University Press, Durham, NC. 360 pp. (paperback). USD 27.95. ISBN: 978-1-4780-0394-6.

The Imagination of Plants. A Book of Botanical Mythology. Hall, Matthew. 2019. State University of New York Press, Albany, NY. xxxii + 298 pp. (hardcover). USD 95.00. ISBN: 978-1-43847437-3

Last updated 08 Aug 2019