Links for Citizens

Science News and Blogs

Primary literature search engines (for everyone)


Google Scholar

Links for Scientists

Databases and Research Infrastructure The Arabidopsis Information Resource

Cyanobase: Cyanobacterial genome information (39 species and counting!)

Phytozome: Genomes of plants and other photosynthetic eukaryotes Plant science education and outreach tools for everyone

iPlant Collaborative: Cyberinfrastructure for plant scientists

ExPASy: Bioinformatics Resource Portal

NCBI: National Center for Biotechnology Information

Organizations and Agencies

ASPB: American Society of Plant Biologists

ISPR: International Society of Photosynthesis Research

NSF: National Science Foundation

DOE: Department of Energy

USDA: United States Department of Agriculture

FAO: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations

EIA: United State Energy Administration

JCAP: Joint Center for Artificial Photosynthesis

NREL: National Renewable Energy Laboratory

IRRI: International Rice Research Institute


Pro-Tip: Many of these journals offer free e-TOC services that will e-mail you the tables of contents for new issues as they are published. You can also keep up with your favorite topics by signing up for notifications based on keywords you choose.


PLoS One




Journal of Biological Chemistry


Plant Science

The Plant Cell

Plant Physiology

Plant Journal

Journal of Experimental Botany

Plant and Cell Physiology

Plant, Cell and Environment

Photosynthesis Research

Resources for Sharing Science

Links for Citizen Scientists


Scientific American Citizen Science

National Geographic Citizen Science


ZooTeach (educational resources to compliment Zooniverse citizen science projects)

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