Colour Atlas of Woody Plants and Trees

1st Edition

Bryan G. Bowes

CRC Press
April 24, 2020 Forthcoming
Reference - 136 Pages - 226 Color Illustrations
ISBN 9780367473983 - CAT# 363796

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Summary

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.

Features:

  • Full color atlas offering condensed, but highly informative text accompanied by over 200 high-resolution digital tree images.
  • Concise, informative, and authoritative, accompanying figure legends, text, and reference material.
  • Contains images of the anatomy of tree structures and evolution of the most important features of trees.
  • Presents information on the varied structure and morphology exhibited by trees and demonstrates their vital importance in the current struggle for the survival of our human society.
  • Surveys the most important morphological features of plants, shrubs, and trees.
  • Presents aspects of plants and trees both common and rarely seen in nature.

Byan Geoffrey Bowes is a retired Senior Lecturer in the Botany Department at Glasgow University and a Research Fellow in ETH Zurich, Harvard University, and Armidale University. His research interests encompass plant anatomy and ultrastructure, plant regeneration, and morphogenesis in vitro.

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