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Conifers of the world

the complete reference

by James E. Eckenwalder

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Published by Timber Press in Portland, Or .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Conifers,
  • Conifers -- Classification

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJames E. Eckenwalder.
    GenreClassification
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK494 .E34 2009
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Pagination720 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23218040M
    ISBN 109780881929744
    LC Control Number2009016604

      Researched for more than three decades, this definitive work provides up-to-date descriptions of all the true conifers of the world, including species of trees and shrubs. Written for accessibility to both horticultural and botanical audiences, it is the first comprehensive update of conifer taxonomy in nearly a century/5(20). The chapters on habitat and morphology present excellent information, some of it never before published, on conifer botany. The bulk of the book, pages 69 to , addresses the families, genera, and species of conifers. Pretty good keys are presented to enable easy identification/5.

      Researched for more than three decades, this definitive work provides up-to-date descriptions of all the true conifers of the world, including species of trees and shrubs. Written for accessibility to both horticultural and botanical audiences, it is the first comprehensive update of conifer taxonomy in nearly a : : Conifers of the World: The Complete Reference () by Eckenwalder, James E. and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices/5(5).

    (excerpts from the Preface of Conifers Around the World) Bringing this book project to fruition has been part of a decades-long labor of love exploring and documenting woody plants and their habitats across the temperate zones. We have spent over days in the field over a period of 16 years (–), visiting many regions and countries on every continent except. This second edition, revised and updated, of A Handbook of the World's Conifers is departing from this traditional approach in that it includes all the world's species of conifers, of which some occur in the tropics. It gives as much information about these and the Southern Hemisphere conifers as about the better known species, drawing Price Range: £ - £


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Conifers of the world by James E. Eckenwalder Download PDF EPUB FB2

Researched for more than three decades, this definitive work provides up-to-date descriptions of all the true conifers of the world, including species of trees and shrubs.

Written for accessibility to both horticultural and botanical audiences, it is Conifers of the world book first comprehensive update of conifer taxonomy in nearly a century/5(23). About this book This definitive work provides Conifers of the world book descriptions of all the true conifers of the world.

It is the first comprehensive update of conifer taxonomy in nearly a century. Noted conifer taxonomist James E. Eckenwalder discusses the relationships, practical usages, champion trees, fossil occurrences, and biology.

Researched for more than three decades, this definitive work provides up-to-date descriptions of all the true conifers of the world, including species of trees and shrubs. Written for accessibility to both horticultural and botanical audiences, it is the first comprehensive update of conifer taxonomy in nearly a century/5(7).

have seen the publication of two comprehensive reviews of the world's conifers, a welcome respite given that nearly 20 years have passed since the last attempt to do this. One of the books, Eckenwalder's "Conifers of the World" (Conifers of the World: The Complete Reference), is affordable, and useful despite many minor flaws.

The other, this two-volume masterwork by Farjon Cited by: The result is a truly encyclopedic work, a true handbook of all the world's conifers, richly illustrated by the author with his line drawings and photographs taken from the natural habitats of the species. See Less.

A Choice Magazine "Outstanding Academic Title". Conifers are known to everyone as a conspicuous kind of evergreen trees or shrubs that feature prominently in gardens and parks as well as in many Cited by: 3.

James E. Eckenwalder. Conifers of the World. Portland, OR: Timber Press. Buy it. (Hardcover) Recently published compilation of most of the world's conifer species. The number has been reduced by lumping quite a few taxa, and the treatment of each is necessarily brief, and there are a fair number of minor errors; but let's not quibble.

This new handbook of the conifers is departing from this traditional approach in that it includes all the world\'s species of conifers, of which some occur in the tropics.

It gives as much information about these and the Southern Hemisphere conifers as about the better known species, drawing on research into the taxonomy, biology. This book is an absolutely „must have”, now and on, for everyone really interested in conifers.

What make this publication unique, are the overwhelming illustrations – conclusive and high quality color images taken in the native habitats of the conifer species, as well as the abundance of other graphics.

This book fills a gap in the popular literature on conifers: there's really a strong need for a comprehensive review of the natural history of conifers. But if that's what you are looking for, you will be disappointed here. Still, this volume has some by: Buy Conifers of the World: The Complete Reference by James E.

Eckenwalder (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: Researched for more than three decades, this definitive work provides up-to-date descriptions of all the true conifers of the world, including species of trees and shrubs.

Written for. Second: Eckenwalder is a "lumper" and this volume identifies only conifer species. This is 65 species less than in Farjon's superb A Handbook of the World's Conifers, and species less than are recognized by many taxonomists/5(19).

A World Checklist And Bibliography of Conifers, Aljos Farjon, (2nd edition), Kew Publishing. A Monograph of Cupressaceae and Sciadopitys, Aljos Farjon, Kew Publishing. A Handbook of the World's Conifers. Farjon, Brill. An Atlas of the World's Conifers. ‘ companio n volume ’ An Atlas of the World ’ s Conifers (Farjon & Filer ,F i g.

1) was published, with maps based on herbarium collections for all : Aljos Farjon. Numerous books have been written about them and continue to appear, mostly with a bias towards these uses in Europe and North America.

This new handbook of the conifers is departing from this. Numerous books have been written abou them and continue to appear, mostly with a bias towards these uses in Europe and North America.

This new handbook of the conifers is departing from this. traditional approach in that it includes all the world's species of conifers, of which some occur in the tropics. Conifers of the World: The Complete Reference by Eckenwalder, J.e.

at Pemberley Books. About this book. Conifers Around the World presents taxa of conifers of 56 genera, including several that are new to science. This book is the outcome of an ambitious year project to search out and document all the conifers in the world's temperate zones and their adjacent regions--if possible in their most pristine natural habitats.

A Handbook of the World’s Conifers Aljos Farjon Conifers are known to everyone as a conspicuous kind of evergreen trees or shrubs that feature prominently in gardens and parks as well as in many managed forests in the cool to cold temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere.

An Atlas of the World’s Conifers indicates the known distribution of all conifers including an analysis of their biogeography, diversity and conservation status. Also available from Brill is Aljos Farjon’s A Handbook of the World's Conifers, published in (ISBN 90 04 5) which is a Choice Magazine "Outstanding Academic Title".

Conifers--pine, fir, and spruce trees--are dominant species in forests around the world. This book focuses on the physiology of conifers and how these physiological systems operate. Special consideration is devoted to the means by which ecophysiological processes influence organismal function .Conifer Country is a comprehensive guide to conifers of the Southwestern Oregon and Northwestern California area.

Beautiful, full color photographs and regional maps help you locate and identify conifers. Perfect for nature enthusiasts, this book is brimming with information, yet compact enough to fit in a backpack and take along on a hike/5.A Handbook Of The World's Conifers it was amazing avg rating — 2 ratings — published — 3 editions Want to Read saving /5(5).