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Trees : a visual guide

Author: Tony Rodd; Jennifer Stackhouse
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This comprehensive guide explores trees from every perspective, including their botany, diversity, adaptation, and the varied communities they support. It provides a survey of remarkable trees around the world, describes the relationship between humans and trees through the ages, and discusses the threats that trees face as well as ways we can protect these magnificent organisms for future generations."--Jacket.
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Genre/Form: Nonfiction
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Tony Rodd; Jennifer Stackhouse
ISBN: 9780520256507 0520256506
OCLC Number: 176861688
Description: 304 pages : color illustrations, color maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
A world of trees --
Form and function --
Diversity and design --
Communities of life --
Trees and the human world --
An indispensable resource --
Factfile.
Responsibility: Tony Rodd and Jennifer Stackhouse.
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"This comprehensive guide explores trees from every perspective, including their botany, diversity, adaptation, and the varied communities they support. It provides a survey of remarkable trees around the world, describes the relationship between humans and trees through the ages, and discusses the threats that trees face as well as ways we can protect these magnificent organisms for future generations."--Jacket.

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