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Tropical & subtropical trees : a worldwide encyclopaedic guide

Author: Margaret Barwick; Anton Van der Schans; Jan Barwick Claudy
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Margaret Barwick's illustrated encyclopaedic guide to the key elements of tree classification, anatomy and use, represents the culmination of a lifetime's work in tropical and subtropical climates around the world.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Field guides
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Margaret Barwick; Anton Van der Schans; Jan Barwick Claudy
ISBN: 0500511810 9780500511817
OCLC Number: 58457636
Description: xxi, 484 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color maps ; 30 cm
Contents: 1. How to Use this Book * 2. Explanation of Terms * 3. Abbreviations * 4. Colour Key 5. Plant Hardiness Zones * 6. The Origins of Trees * 7. Factors Affecting the Growth of Tropical &?Subtropical Trees * 8. Plant Classification * 9. How to Identify Trees * 10. A-Z?Listing * 11. Quick Reference Checklists * 12. Appendix/Glossary * 13. Bibliography/Index
Responsibility: Margaret Barwick ; chief editor: Anton van der Schans ; foreword by Larry M. Schokman ; illustrations by Jan Barwick Claudy.

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'Whether an amateur or professional gardener this book works as an excellent reference book sprinkled with interesting facts' - National Gardener

 
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