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A handbook of the world's conifers

Author: Aljos Farjon
Publisher: Leiden : Brill Academic Pub, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The first handbook to include detailed information on all 615 conifers, temperate as well as tropical, this encyclopedic work offers users as diverse as ecologists, gardeners, foresters and  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Aljos Farjon
ISBN: 9789004177185 9004177183
OCLC Number: 718433698
Description: 2 vol. (526, 1111 p.) : ill
Contents: Foreword Preface The conifers of the world, an introduction The distribution and ecology of conifers The economic importance of conifers The conservation of conifer diversity Synopsis of families and genera Taxonomic treatment of families, with keys to families Taxonomic treatment of genera and species (in alphabetical order), with keys to sections, subsections and species Glossary References Lists of illustrations Index to botanical names of conifers
Responsibility: by Aljos Farjon.

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"This deserves to be called the Bible of Conifers. A true vademecum containing indentification keys as well as information about evolution, classification, ecology, anatomy, economic importance and Read more...

 
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