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Trees : their natural history, Peter A. Thomas

Label
Trees : their natural history
Title
Trees
Title remainder
their natural history
Statement of responsibility
Peter A. Thomas
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Trees are familiar components of many landscapes and have been vital in determining the ecology of our planet as well as the development of human cultures and communities. Yet how much do we really understand about how they work? This updated and revised edition provides a comprehensive introduction to all aspects of tree biology and ecology and presents the state-of-the-art discoveries in this area. The wonders and mysteries of trees are explored throughout the book and questions such as why leaves turn spectacular colours in the autumn, how water reaches the top of the tallest trees, or why the study of genetics has caused so many name changes in trees are all brilliantly answered. Written with a non-technical approach, this book will be a valuable source of reference for students and those with a less formal interest in this fascinating group of plants
Cataloging source
DNAL/DLC
Dewey number
582.16
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Language note
Text in English
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Label
Trees : their natural history, Peter A. Thomas
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An overview -- Leaves : the food producers -- Trunk and branches : more than a connecting drainpipe -- Roots : the hidden tree -- Towards the next generation : flowers, fruits and seeds -- The growing tree -- The shape of trees -- The next generation : new trees from old -- Age, health, damage and death : living in a hostile world -- Trees and us
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
x, 401 pages
Isbn
9780521133586
Lccn
2013035072
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)858549758
  • 1225409
  • (OCoLC)ocn858549758
  • 1225409
Label
Trees : their natural history, Peter A. Thomas
Publication
Note
Includes index
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
An overview -- Leaves : the food producers -- Trunk and branches : more than a connecting drainpipe -- Roots : the hidden tree -- Towards the next generation : flowers, fruits and seeds -- The growing tree -- The shape of trees -- The next generation : new trees from old -- Age, health, damage and death : living in a hostile world -- Trees and us
Dimensions
25 cm
Edition
2nd ed.
Extent
x, 401 pages
Isbn
9780521133586
Lccn
2013035072
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations (chiefly color)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)858549758
  • 1225409
  • (OCoLC)ocn858549758
  • 1225409

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