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Tropical Forest Fruits, Seeds, Seedlings & Trees

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Series: Malayan Forest Records Volume: 52

By: Francis SP Ng (Author)

429 pages, 187 plates with colour & b/w photos; 225 colour & b/w photos, colour illustrations and b/w line drawings

Forest Research Institute Malaysia

Hardback | Oct 2014 | #219336 | ISBN-13: 9789670622224
Availability: In stock
Clearance price: £120.25 £185.00 (Save £64.75) $151/€141 approx

About this book

Language: English

Tropical Forest Fruits, Seeds, Seedlings & Trees presents an original, integrated and concise interpretation of the structure of fruits and seeds, germination characteristics, seedling development and tree architecture for over 600 species belonging to 300 genera and 86 families of tropical trees. It also explores the relationship between tree morphogenesis and the structure of tropical forests, and the nature of post-architectural mature crown development.


Contents

Preface   v
Introduction   1
Essential concepts and definitions   4
The berry   25
Bibliography   30
Abbreviations   31
Family descriptions   32
Seedling illustrations   250
Index   427


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