A Handbook of the World's Conifers (2 vols.): Revised and Updated Edition

BRILL, 28.8.2017 - 1154 sivua
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 and conservationists the accumulated knowledge of these trees obtained in 35 years of academic research, presented in an easily searchable format.

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Preface to the Second Edition
The conifers of thr 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
Lists of illustrations
Index to botanical names of conifers

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Aljos Farjon, FLS is a botanist who studied the taxonomy and ecology of conifers at the University of Utrecht, Oxford University and the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew where he is currently (after retirement) Honorary Research Associate. He has published 10 books and 55 scientific papers on conifers since 1984.

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