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Comparative Wood Anatomy : Systematic, Ecological, and Evolutionary Aspects of Dicotyledon Wood

Author: Sherwin John Carlquist
Publisher: Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer Berlin Heidelberg, 2001.
Series: Springer series in wood science.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second, completely rev. editionView all editions and formats
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------------------------------------------------------------ The second edition has been completely revised and has in- corporated significant changes that have occured in wood anatomy over the past years. Richly illustrated with light and scanning electron micrographs, Comparative Wood Anatomy clearly introduces dicotyledon wood in terms of cell types and their variations, pertinent literature, taxonomic dis-  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Sherwin John Carlquist
ISBN: 9783662045787 3662045788
OCLC Number: 851383450
Description: 1 online resource (x, 448 pages).
Contents: 1 Methods for Comparative Wood Anatomy Studies --
2 Growth Rings --
3 Vessel Elements --
4 Imperforate Tracheary Elements --
5 Axial Parenchyma --
6 Rays --
7 Cell Contents, Secretory Structures --
8 Cambial Variants (Anomalous Secondary Growth) --
9 Cambial Ontogeny (Storying, Paedomorphosis, Other Changes) --
10 Systematic Application of Wood Data --
11 Evolution in Wood: An Ecological/Functional Synthesis --
References.
Series Title: Springer series in wood science.
Responsibility: by Sherwin Carlquist.
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