136 pages | 226 Color Illus.
Trees and plants are important components of the human environment having important presence beyond agricultural and recreational values. Colour Atlas of Woody Plants and Trees presents a photographic compilation of morphological features of trees and shrubs giving attention to their unique aspects not presented in existing books. By increasing awareness to users through high quality, full- color photographs and informative text, this book demonstrates the enormous diversity of vascular trees and plants living today.
Byan Geoffrey Bowes is a retired Senior Lecturer in the Botany Department at Glasgow University and was a Research Fellow in ETH Zurich, Harvard University, and University of New England, Australia. His research interests encompass plant anatomy and ultrastructure, plant regeneration, and morphogenesis in vitro.
Introduction. Trees and the Environment. Tree Morphology/Anatomy. Tree Disease/Pathology. Tree Roots. Tree Reproduction. Tree Bark. Tree Oddities.