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Rural   Tags: agriculture, farm, farming, rural  

Last Updated: Apr 7, 2016 URL: Print Guide RSS Updates

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These pages contain useful library resources for your subject.

The blue tabs across the top will help you find lots of stuff relating to your subject, including:

  • library resources (like books and DVDs)
  • articles from our online journals and databases
  • useful websites
  • guides for copyright and plagiarism
  • guides for referencing and bibliographies

The search box along the top right allows you to quickly search our library catalogue, Google Scholar and Google web, and within this subject guide or across all our subject guides.

For assistance please contact your subject librarian shown to the right, or contact the Bundamba library help desk on 07 3817 3125 or the Toowoomba desk on 07 46941673.


Rural Databases

Plantfile Online - Login required, click here.

(To access, click on the Plantfile link above then click on the "Institutional users only ENTER HERE" button).
This database has over 2,400 plant species including their cultivars. Search by botanic, common or family name in addition to categories of plants such as trees, shrubs, annuals etc. Included is a comprehensive glossary with over 400 botanic terms and illustrated structure including leaf, flower, fruit, bark and growth habit. Extensive pest and disease information and images are cross referenced to appropriate plants they impact. Up to 5 photo images for each plant detailing foliage, flower and growth habit.

PUBCRIS - Public Chemical Registration Information System

This database contains details of Agriculture and Veterinary chemical products which are registered for use in Australia.


Infopest is a database of nationally registered agricultural and veterinary chemical products, off-label permits and their uses in Australia.


Library Contact Information


Toowoomba Campus 07 4694 1673

Bundamba Campus 07 3817 3125 





OnTrack gives you interactive information on jobs in the RuralIndustry.


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