Eyewitness Companions: Trees, 1st Edition

  • Colin Ridsdale
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  • ISBN-10: 0756648653
  • ISBN-13: 9780756648657
  • Grade Level Range: 11th Grade - 12th Grade +
  • 360 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2005 | Published/Released June 2009
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2005

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Overview

From identification and anatomy to commercial exploitation and conservation, this is an essential guide to more than 500 species of trees from around the world Specially commissioned illustrations and photographs. Written by experts in each field. Using the award winning design of the Eyewitness Travel Guides, Eyewitness Companions are the ultimate visual handbook to a wide range of subjects!

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Frontispiece.
Copyright Page.
Contents.
Foreword.
1: What is a Tree?.
2: Tree Classification.
3: Tree Evolution.
4: Tree Structure.
5: How Trees Work.
6: Tree Reproduction.
7: Forests of the World.
8: Coniferous Forests.
9: Temperate Broadleaf Forests.
10: Tropical Broadleaf Forests.
11: Tropical Rainforests.
12: Barren Lands.
13: Identifying Trees.
14: Living with Trees.
15: Early People and Trees.
16: Tree Myths and Spirits.
17: Trees for Sustenance.
18: Trees for Wood and Building.
19: Trees for Paper and Pulp.
20: Other Products from Trees.
21: Trees for Amenity and Ornament.
22: Planting and Caring for Trees.
23: Forest Practice.
24: Trees and the Environment.
25: Tree Conservation.
26: Trees of the World.
27: Spore Trees.
28: Seed Trees.
29: Cycads.
30: Ginkgo.
31: Conifers.
32: Flowering Trees.
33: Primitive Angiosperms.
34: Monocotyledons.
35: Dicotyledons.
Glossary.
Tree Families.
Index.
Acknowledgments.