Trees and plants are important components of the human environment having significant 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.
- Full colour atlas offers concise, but highly informative text accompanied by over 200 high-resolution digital tree images
- 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
- Trees and the Environment
- Tree Morphology/Anatomy
- Tree Disease/Pathology
- Tree Roots
- Tree Reproduction
- Tree Bark
- Tree Oddities
Bryan Geoffrey Bowes is a retired Senior Lecturer in the Botany Department at Glasgow University and was a Research Fellow in ETH Zurich, Harvard University, and University of New England, Australia. His research interests encompass plant anatomy and ultrastructure, plant regeneration, and morphogenesis in vitro.