Q: I need plant systematic articles but I don't know how to find them. Can you help me?

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I am not sure what you mean by "plant systematic articles." Do you mean to say that you want systematic review articles in the field of plant biology? Or do you mean that you are writing a systematic review on plant biology and want to know how you can search for relevant articles?

Since I am not really sure what exactly you want, I will give you a brief idea of how you can conduct a literature search on a specific topic. Go through your research question carefully and identify effective keywords that will help you search for relevant articles. Choose as many relevant databases as you can for your search. Your librarian may be able to help you with this. Use advanced search options such as Boolean operators, truncation symbols, etc. for each database.

In addition to databases of published literature, look up databases of unpublished and grey literature on your topic. Your librarian will be able to help you access these. Make an exhaustive list of search terms. Use as many variations and synonyms of search terms as possible. 

Here are a couple of articles that will give you more detailed guidance about this:

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