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A handbook of the world's conifers

Author: Aljos Farjon
Publisher: Boston : Brill, 2017.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second, revised editionView all editions and formats
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Conifers are known to everyone as a conspicuous kind of evergreen trees or shrubs that feature prominently in gardens and parks as well as in many managed forests in the cool to cold temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. Numerous books have been written abou them and continue to appear, mostly with a bias towards these uses in Europe and North America. This new handbook of the conifers is departing from this  Read more...
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Farjon, Aljos.
Handbook of the world's conifers.
Boston : Brill, 2017
(DLC) 2016058675
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Aljos Farjon
ISBN: 9789004324510 9004324518
OCLC Number: 971248835
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: 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 --
Taxonomic treatment of genera and species --
Appendix --
Glossary --
References --
Lists of illustrations --
Index to botanical names of conifers.
Responsibility: by Aljos Farjon.

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This revised and updated handbook includes detailed information on all 615 conifers, temperate as well as tropical, this encyclopedic work offers users as diverse as ecologists, gardeners, foresters  Read more...

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