[Taxacom] reprints of Robert E. Perdue, Jr.

Kirkbride, Joseph Joseph.Kirkbride at ARS.USDA.GOV
Thu Jun 6 13:27:27 CDT 2013


Dr. Robert E. Perdue, Jr. died 20 July 2011. His doctoral research was on the systematics of the genus Rudbeckia. After completing his doctorate, he started working for the USDA Agricultural Research Service in 1957, and retired in 1989. For many years he worked in cooperation with the National Cancer Institute procuring plant samples to be screened for anti-cancer drugs.

Below is a list of his available reprints. If you want any of the reprints, please send me a list of those that you desire and your complete mailing address. The reprints will be sent to you free of charge.

Joseph H. Kirkbride, Jr.
USDA-ARS, U.S. National Arboretum
Floral & Nursery Plants Research Unit
3501 New York Avenue NE
Washington, DC 20002-1958 USA
Tel.: 202-245-4534
Cell: 301-602-6958
FAX: 202-245-5973
E-mail: joseph.kirkbride at ars.usda.gov<mailto:joseph.kirkbride at ars.usda.gov>
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Perdue, R. E., Jr. 1957. A new variety of Rudbeckia californica. Rhodora 59 (707): 289-290. 4 copies
Perdue, R. E., Jr. 1957. Synopsis of Rudbeckia subgenus Rudbeckia. Rhodora 59 (708): 295-299. 35 copies
Perdue, R. E., Jr. 1959. The somatic chromosomes of Rudbeckia and related genera of the Compositae. Contributions from the Gray Herbarium of Harvard University 185: 129-162. 10 copies
Niesschlag, H. J., G. H. Nelson, I. A. Wolff, and R. E. Perdue, Jr. 1960. A search for new fiber crops. Tappi 43 (3): 193-201. 2 copies
Niesschlag, H. J., F. R. Earle, G. H. Nelson, and R. E. Perdue, Jr. 1960. A search for new fiber crops: II. Analytical evaluations, continued. Tappi 43 (12): 993-998. 1 copy
Nelson, G. H., H. J. Niesschlag, M. E. Daxenbichler, I. A. Wolff, and R. E. Perdue, Jr. 1960. A search for new fiber crops: Part III Laboratory-scale pulping studies. Tappi 44 (5): 319325. 2 copies
Perdue, R. E., Jr. 1960. A rapid feulegn-acetocarmine squash technique for root tip chromosomes. Wrightia 2 (2): 86-89. 13 copies
Perdue, R. E., Jr. and J. L. Creech. 1961. Quadrangular bamboo. Economic Botany 15 (1): 87-90. 6 copies
Perdue, R. E., Jr., C. J. Kaebel, and Chi-Wei Yang. Brush and filling fibers from bamboo. Economic Botany 15 (2): 156-160. 40 copies
Perdue, R. E., Jr., C. J. Kraebel, and Tao Kiang. 1961. Bamboo mechanical pulp for manufacture of Chinese ceremonial paper. Economic Botany 15 (2): 161-164. 22 copies
Perdue, R. E., Jr. and C. J. Kraebel. 1961. The rice-paper plant-Tetrapanax papyriferum (Hook.) Koch. Economic Botany 15 (2): 165-179. 5 copies
Perdue, R. E., Jr. and H. J. Nieschlag. Fiber dimensions of nonwoody plant materials. Tappi 44 (11): 776-784. 17 copies
Perdue, R. E., Jr. 1961. A new variety of Rudbeckia fulgida. Rhodora 63 (748): 119-120. 22 copies
Perdue, R. E., Jr. 1962. Two new varieties and a new combination in Rudbeckia. Rhodora 64 (760): 328-329. 31 copies
Perdue, R. E., Jr. 1964. Coping with information relevant to the utilization of plants. Economic Botany 18 (4): 366-377. 9 copies
Perdue, R. E., Jr. "African" baskets in South Carolina. Economic Botany 22 (3): 289-292. 12 copies
Perdue, R. E., Jr. 1968. Campotheca acuminate-source of promising cancer drug. Lasca leaves September: 55-59. 1 copy
Perdue, R. E., Jr., M. E. Wall, J. L. Hartwell, and B. J. Abbott. 1968. Comparison of the activity of crude Camptotheca acuminate ethanolic extracts against lymphoid leukemia L-1210. Lloydia 31 (3): 229-236. 17 copies
Perdue, R. E., Jr. 1969. Horticultural opportunities in Rudbeckia. The American Horticultural Magazine Summer 1969 119-128. 26 copies
Perdue, R. E., Jr. and J. L. Hartwell. 1969. The search for plant sources of anticancer drugs. Morris Arboretum Bulletin 20 (3): 35-53. 4 copies
Perdue, R. E., Jr. 1969. Processing plant samples with a compost mill to hasten drying and reduce bulk. Economic Botany 23 (3): 277-287. 14 copies
Perdue, R. E., Jr., R. L. Smith, M. E. Wall, J. L. Hartwell, an d B. J. Abbott. 1970. Camptotheca acuminate Decaisne (Nyssaceae) source of camptothecin, and antileukemic alkaloid. USDA Technical Bulletin 1415: 1-26. 4 copies
Perdue, R. E., Jr., B. J. Abbott, and J. L. Hartwell. 1970. Screening plants for antitumor activity: II. A comparison of two methods of sampling herbaceous plants. Lloydia 33 (1): 1-6. 19 copies
Keiser, I., E, J, Harris, D. H. Miyashita, M. Jacobson, and R. E. Perdue, Jr. 1975. Attraction of ethyl ether extracts of 232 botanicals to oriental fruit flies, melon flies, and Mediterranean fruit flies. Lloydia 38 (2): 141-152. 4 copies
Perdue, R. E., Jr. 1976. Procurement of plant materials for antitumor screening. Cancer Treatment Reports 60 (8): 987-998. 31 copies
Perdue, R. E., Jr. 1976. Distribution of anticancer activity in higher plants. Cancer Treatment Reports 60 (8): 1081-1113. 8 copies
Perdue, R. E., Jr. 1982. KB cell culture: I. Role in discovery of antitumor agents from higher plants. Journal of Natural Products 45 (4): 418-426. 26 copies
Perdue, R. E., Jr. 1982. Field drying plant material collected for chemical and biological screening: I. Portable facility for sun drying. Economic Botany36 (4): 369-372. 52 copies
Perdue, R. E., Jr. 1988. Systematic botany in the development of Vernonia galamensis as a new industrial oilseed crop for the semi-arid tropics. Proc. Natur och Kultur Symposium: Systematic Botany, a Key Science for Tropical Research and Documentation. The Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, Stockholm. September 14-17, 1987. Symbolae Botanicae Upsaliensis 28 (3): 125-135. 41 copies
Perdue, R. E., Jr. and G. M. Christenson. 1989. Plant exploration. In: J. Janick (ed.), The National Plant Germplasm System of the United States. Plant Breeding Review 7: 67-94. 3 copies
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