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The Resource The tree : a natural history of what trees are, how they live, and why they matter, Colin Tudge

The tree : a natural history of what trees are, how they live, and why they matter, Colin Tudge

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The tree : a natural history of what trees are, how they live, and why they matter
Title
The tree
Title remainder
a natural history of what trees are, how they live, and why they matter
Statement of responsibility
Colin Tudge
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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Summary
Looks at the world of trees, journeying around the world to explore the facts, characteristics, natural history, life cycles, evolution, and environmental impact of trees and forests
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189892
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DLC
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Tudge, Colin
Dewey number
582.16
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
QK475
LC item number
.T83 2006
Literary form
non fiction
NAL call number
QK475
NAL item number
.T83 2006
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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Trees
Target audience
adult
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a natural history of what trees are, how they live, and why they matter
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The tree : a natural history of what trees are, how they live, and why they matter, Colin Tudge
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Publication
Note
"Originally published, in slightly different form, in Great Britain by Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Books, in 2005"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 407-414) and index
Contents
  • I. What is a tree? -- 1. Trees in mind : simple questions with complicated answers -- 2. Keeping track -- 3. How trees became -- 4. Wood -- II. All the trees in the world -- 5. Trees without flowers : the conifers -- 6. Trees with flowers : magnolias and other primitives -- 7. From palms and screw pines to yuccas and bamboos : the monocot trees -- 8. Thoroughly modern broadleaves -- 9. From oaks to mangoes : the glorious invention of rose-like eudicots -- 10. From handkerchief trees to teak : the daisy-like eudicots -- III. The life of trees -- 11. How trees live -- 12. Which trees live where, and why -- 13. The social life of trees : war or peace? -- IV. Trees and us -- 14. The future with trees
  • Illustrations: The Buddha receiving enlightenment under a peepul tree -- Judas tree -- Jungle scene -- Dicksonia -- All land plants graph -- Cycad -- Ginkgo -- Young yew -- Bristlecone pine -- Juniper -- Magnolias and other primitives -- Tulip tree -- The flowering plant orders -- Dragon tree -- The monocots -- Young royal palm -- Double coconut palm -- Bamboos -- Traveler's palm -- Large cacti -- The eudicots -- Baobab -- The rosids -- Banyan -- Beech -- Birch -- Handkerchief tree -- The asterids -- Cannonball tree -- Teak -- Holly -- Mangroves -- Coastal redwoods rerooting themselves -- Continental drift -- Fig -- Bat pollination -- The syconium (fruit) of a fig -- Agroforestry
Control code
ocm64336118
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xix, 459 p.
Isbn
9781400050369
Lccn
2006006261
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)64336118
Label
The tree : a natural history of what trees are, how they live, and why they matter, Colin Tudge
Link
Publication
Note
"Originally published, in slightly different form, in Great Britain by Allen Lane, an imprint of Penguin Books, in 2005"--T.p. verso
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 407-414) and index
Contents
  • I. What is a tree? -- 1. Trees in mind : simple questions with complicated answers -- 2. Keeping track -- 3. How trees became -- 4. Wood -- II. All the trees in the world -- 5. Trees without flowers : the conifers -- 6. Trees with flowers : magnolias and other primitives -- 7. From palms and screw pines to yuccas and bamboos : the monocot trees -- 8. Thoroughly modern broadleaves -- 9. From oaks to mangoes : the glorious invention of rose-like eudicots -- 10. From handkerchief trees to teak : the daisy-like eudicots -- III. The life of trees -- 11. How trees live -- 12. Which trees live where, and why -- 13. The social life of trees : war or peace? -- IV. Trees and us -- 14. The future with trees
  • Illustrations: The Buddha receiving enlightenment under a peepul tree -- Judas tree -- Jungle scene -- Dicksonia -- All land plants graph -- Cycad -- Ginkgo -- Young yew -- Bristlecone pine -- Juniper -- Magnolias and other primitives -- Tulip tree -- The flowering plant orders -- Dragon tree -- The monocots -- Young royal palm -- Double coconut palm -- Bamboos -- Traveler's palm -- Large cacti -- The eudicots -- Baobab -- The rosids -- Banyan -- Beech -- Birch -- Handkerchief tree -- The asterids -- Cannonball tree -- Teak -- Holly -- Mangroves -- Coastal redwoods rerooting themselves -- Continental drift -- Fig -- Bat pollination -- The syconium (fruit) of a fig -- Agroforestry
Control code
ocm64336118
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
xix, 459 p.
Isbn
9781400050369
Lccn
2006006261
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
(OCoLC)64336118

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