About 100+ books on different topics of plant science have been added here. The books have been collected by Plantlet’s Library Team from some free e-book websites available on the internet. Hope you are benefitted.

Current numbers of books: 130.

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Note: If you have the pdf version of an important book on Plant Science in your collection and it isn’t included here, mail us at plantletorg@gmail.com. 

Subject Book Author/Editor Edition Year
Marine Biology
Phycology R. E. Lee 4th
Algal Culturing Techniques Robert A. Andersen 2005
The Blue-Green Algae Fogg & Stewart 1973
Freshwater Algae of North America: Ecology & Classification Wehr & Sheath 2003
Freshwater Algae: Identification & Use as Bioindicators Bellinger & Sigee 2010
Freshwater Algae of North America: Ecology & Classification Wehr, Sheath & Kociolek 3rd
The Diatom world Seckbach & Kociolek 2011
An Introduction to the Microscopical Study of Diatoms McLaughlin 2012
Marine Biology Castro & Huber 2015
An Introduction to Marine Ecology Barnes & Hughes 3rd 1999
Marine Ecology: Concepts & Applications Speight & Henderson 2008
An Introduction to Plant Structure & Development: Plant Anatomy for the 21st Century Charles B. Beck 2nd
Esau’s Plant Anatomy: Meristems, Cells, and Tissues of the Plant Body: Their Structure, Function, and Development Ray F. Evert 3rd
Integrative Plant Anatomy William C. Dickinson 2000
Plant Anatomy Avraham Fahn
Plant Anatomy: An Applied Approach Cutler, Botha, Wm, Stevenson 2008
Plant Anatomy: A Concept Based Approach to Seed Plants Crang et al. 2018
Economic Botany
Medicinal Botany
Economic Botany: Principles & Practices G. E. Wickens 1st
Medicinal Plants of Bangladesh & West Bengal Wiart & Christophe 2019
World Spice Plants Seidemann 2005
Alien Plants (epub file*) Crawley, Michael, Stace, Anthony 2015
Invasive Alien Plants: An Economic Appraisal for the Indian Subcontinent Bhatt et al. 2012
Fundamentals of Biochemistry J. L. Jain 2004
General, Organic & Biochemistry Denniston 4th
Biochemistry & Molecular Biology of Plants Buchanan, Gruissem & Jones 2nd
Conservation Biology
Biodiversity and Conservation (Routledge Introductions to Environment) Michael Jeffries 2nd 2006
Fundamentals of Conservation Biology Hunter & Gibbs 3rd 2007
Fundamentals of Biostatistics Bernard Rosner 8th
Mahajan’s Methods in Biostatistics Arun Bhadra 8th
Tissue culture
Crop improvement
Plant Tissue Culture: Applications & Limitations S. S. Bhojwani 1990
Plant Tissue Culture: Theory & Practice Bhojwani & Razdan 1996
Principles of Plant Genetics & Breeding George Acquaah 2012 2nd
Quantitative Genetics, Genomics & Plant Breeding Manjit S. Kang 2002
Experiments in Plant Tissue Culture Dodds & Roberts 2nd
Plant Cell, Tissue and Organ Culture: Fundamental Methods Gamborg & Phillips 1st
Genetic Preservation of Plant Cells In Vitro Grout 1st
In Vitro Culture of Higher Plants Pierik 1997
Bryophyta O. P. Sharma 2014
Mosses & Other Bryophytes (Illustrated Book) Bill & Nancy 2000
Introduction to Bryophytes Vanderpoorten & Goffinet 2009
Cell Biology
Cell & Molecular Biology: Concepts & Experiments Gerald Karp 7th
Cell & Molecular Biology: Concepts & Experiments Gerald Karp 6th
Fundamental of Cells & Molecular Genetics Arvind K. Misra 2011
Molecular Biology of Plant Tumors Kahl & Schell 1982
Molecular Biology of the Cell Bruce Alberts 6th
Lewin’s Cells 3rd
Climate Change
Climate Change 2007 – The Physical Science Basis IPCC 2007
Controlling Climate Change Bert Metz 1st 2010
Principles of Terrestrial Ecosystem Ecology Chapin et al 2nd
Environmental Physiology of Plants Fitter & Hay 3rd 2001
Plant Physiological Ecology Lambers & Oliveira 3rd 2019
Environmental Science: Working with the Earth Miller 11th 2005
Biology of Halophytes Yoav Waisel 1972
Plant Ecology E. D. Schulze 1st
Functional Plant Ecology Pugnaire & Valladares 2nd
The Hidden Life of Trees Wohlleben & Flannery 2016
Ecology: From Individuals to Ecosystem Begon, Townsend & Harper 4th 2006
Ecology & Environment Bhargabha & others 2019
Environmental & Pollution Science Pepper, Gerba & Brusseau 2nd 2006
Autecology: Organisms, Interactions & Environmental Dynamics Walter & Hengeveld 2014
Embryology An Embryology of Angiosperm P. Maheshwari 1950
Tales of a Shaman’s Apprentice Mark J. Plotkin 1994
Ethnobotany: A Method’s Manual Gary J. Martin 1st 1995
Ethnobotany Kim J. Young 1st 2007
The Selfish Gene Richard Dawkins 3rd
The Origin of Species Charles Darwin 1995
The Ancestor’s Tale Richard Dawkins 2015
Introduction to Fungi Webster & Weber 3rd
The Kingdom of Fungi (Illustrated Book) Jens H. Petersen
Plant Pathology: Concepts & Laboratory Exercises Trigiano, Mark, Windham 1st
Introductory Mycology C.J. Alexopoulos 3rd 1979
Plant Pathology George N. Agrios 5th
Plant Pathology Santosh Mehrotra 3rd 2017
Plant Pathology & Plant Pathogens John A. Lucas 3rd 1988
Concise Encyclopedia of Plant Pathology P. Vidhyasekaran 2004
Plant Pathology (Review) Christian Joseph R. Cumagun 2012
Introduction to Plant Pathology Richard N. Strange 2003
Color Atlas of Genetics Eberhard Passarge 3rd
Principles of Genetics Snustad & Simmons 6th
Genes VIII Benjamin Lewin 2004
Molecular Biology of the Gene J. M. Watson 5th
Genomes 3 T. A. Brown 3rd
Gene Cloning & DNA Analysis: An Introduction T. A. Brown 6th
Genetics: Principles & Analysis Hartl & Jones 4th
Genetics: A Conceptual Approach Benjamin A. Pierce
Lewin’s Genes XI Krebs, Goldstein & Kilpatrick 11th
Lewin’s Genes XII Krebs, Goldstein & Kilpatrick 2018
Principles of Genetics Snustad & Simmons 6th
Discovering Genomics, Proteomics, Bioinformatics Campbell & Heyer 2003
Principles of Genome Analysis & Genomics Primrose & Twyman 3rd 2003
Principle of Gene Manipulation & Genomics Primrose & Twyman 7th
Proteomics in Systems Biology: Methods & Protocols Jorg Reinders 2016
Principles of Proteomics Richard Twyman 1st 2014
Plant Genomics & Proteomics Christopher A. Cullis 2004
Proteomics: Methods & Protocols Camal, Katz & Mallick 1st 2017
Bioinformatics for DUMMIES Claverie & Notredame 2nd 2006
The Gymnosperms Biswas, Chhaya, Johri, B.M. 1997 (?)
An introduction to Gymnosperms, Cycas, and Cycadales Pant, D.D. & Osborne 2002
The Fertilizer Encyclopedia Gowariker et. al. 2009
Principles of Horticulture C. R. Adams 4th 2004
Basics of Horticulture Simson & Straus
Horticulture Gail. M. Lang 1st 2007
Principles of Horticultural Physiology Edward F. Durner 2013


Alcamo’s Fundamentals of Microbiology Pommerville 8th
Alcamo’s Fundamentals of Microbiology Pommerville 9th
A Textbook of Plant Virus Diseases K. M. Smith 3rd
Microbiological Applications: Laboratory Manual in General Microbiology Benson 8th
Microbiology: An Introduction Tortora, Funke & Case 12th
Fundamentals of Microbiology Martin Frobisher 6th 1957
Plant Virus Evolution M. J. Roossinck 2007
Paleobotany: The Biology & Evolution of Fossil Plants Taylor, Taylor & Krings 2nd 2008
An Introduction to Paleobotany Chester A. Arnold 2007
Vascular Plants & Paleobotany Globig & Stewart 2011
Physiology Introduction to Plant Physiology Hopkins & Huner 4th
Plant Physiology & Development Taiz & Zeiger 6th
Plant Physiology Taiz & Zeiger 5th
Plant Physiology, Development & Metabolism  Bhatla & Lal 2018
A Textbook of Practical Botany I Bendre & Kumar 09-10
A Textbook of Practical Botany II Bendre & Kumar 09-10
Pteridophyta Botany for Degree Students (Pteridophyta) Vashishta 2006
Funadamental of Soil Science Henry D. Foth 8th 1990
Soil Conditions & Plant Growth Peter J. Gregory, Stephen Nortcliff 1st 2013
Soil Fertility Issaka R.N.
The Chemistry of Soils Garrison Sposito 2nd 2008
The Nature & Properties of Soil Raymond R. Weil, Nyle C. Brady 15th 2016
The Surface Chemistry of Soils Garrison Sposito 1984
Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Northeastern North America (Volume I: Angiosperm: Dicotyledons) Crow & Hellquist
Aquatic & Wetland Plants of Northeastern North America (Volume II: Angiosperm: Monocotyledons) Crow & Hellquist
Plant Taxonomy O. P. Sharma 2nd
Plant Taxonomy & Biosystematics  Clive A. Stace 2nd
Flowering Plants Takhtajan 2nd
Green Plants: Their Origin & Diversity Bell & Hemsley 2nd
Vascular Plant Systematic Radford
Others Campbell Biology Urry et. al. 12th

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Plantlet Library Team

Abulais Shomrat, B.S. Hons, Department of Botany, University of Dhaka
Ferdous Ahamad Opi, B.S. Hons, Department of Botany, University of Dhaka