Author:John Merle Coulter

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John Merle Coulter
(1851–1928)
An American botanist, founder of the Botanical Gazette.

Standard botanical author abbreviation: J.M.Coult.

John Merle Coulter

Editorial Positions[edit]

  • Editor, Botanical Gazette, from its foundation, 1875-.
  • Botanical Editor, Proceedings of the National Academy, 1915-.
  • Botanical Editor, New International Encyclopedia, 1913-.
  • Joint Editor of Heredity and Eugenics. Chicago: University Press, 1912.
  • On Editorial Committee of the "University of Chicago Science Series," 1914-.

Book Publications[edit]

  • Synopsis of the Flora of Colorado (with Thomas Porter and Ferdinand Vandeveer Hayden), 1874.
  • Manual of Rocky Mountain Botany, 1888, revised, 1909.
  • Botany of western Texas. A manual of the phanerograms and pteriodophytes of western Texas, 1891.
  • Manual of Texan Botany, 1892-1893.
  • Plant Relations, 1899, third revision, 1910.
  • Plant Structures, 1899, second edition, 1904.
  • Morphology of Spermatophytes, 1901.
  • Plant Studies, 1902, second revision 1904.
  • Morphology of Angiosperms, (with C. J. Chamberlain), 1903.
  • A Textbook of Botany, 1906.
  • Practical nature study and elementary agriculture; a manual for the use of teachers and normal students, 1909.
  • A Text-Book of Botany for Colleges and Universities, two volumes, 1910-1911.
  • Morphology of Gymnosperms (with C. J. Chamberlain), 1910.
  • Plants in General, 1913.
  • Plants in Cultivation, 1913.
  • Elementary Studies in Botany, 1913
  • Fundamentals of Plant-Breeding, 1914.
  • The Evolution of Sex in Plants, 1914.
  • Evolution, Heredity, and Eugenics. "School Science Series," No. 5, 1916.

Journal articles[edit]

  • "Pollen-spores of Tradescantia Virginica" (with J. N. Rose), Botanical Gazette, Vol. 11 (1886).
  • "The Embryogeny of Zamia" (with C. J. Chamberlain), Botanical Gazette, Vol. 35 (1903).
  • "Regeneration of Zamia" (with C. J. Chamberlain), Botanical Gazette, Vol. 38 (1904).
  • "Botany as a Factor in Education", School Review, Vol. 12 (1904).
  • "The Contribution of Germany to Higher Education," University Record, Vol. 13 (1904).
  • "Development of Morphological Conceptions," Science, Vol. 20 (1904).
  • "The Influence of a Teacher's Research Work upon His Teaching of Biology in Secondary Schools," Science and Mathematics, Vol. 5 (1905).
  • "Gametophytes and Embryo of Torreya" (with W. J. G. Land), Botanical Gazette, Vol. 39 (1905).
  • "Principles of Nature Study," Nature-Study Review, Vol. 1 (1905).
  • "Public Interest in Research," Popular Science Monthly, Vol. 67 (1905).
  • "Charles Darwin," Chautauquan, Vol. 45 (1906).
  • "The Scientific Spirit," Educational Bi-Monthly, Vol. 1 (1907).

Articles for The New International Encyclopædia[edit]