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Ornamental Trees of India: Identification, Descriptor and Landscape Use

Flora / Fauna

By: Rup K Roy(Author), CS Nautiyal(Foreword By)

452 pages, 32 plates with 334 colour photos; b/w illustrations, b/w maps

Pointer Publishers

Hardback | Jan 2015 | #225666 | ISBN-13: 9788171328000
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NHBS Price: £84.99 $111/€96 approx

About this book

Language: English

Ornamental trees are extensively used for beautification of parks, gardens, and avenues, as well as development of green belt and urban green spaces. This book contains scientific and practical information (in 16 chapters) on various aspects of ornamental trees viz. evolution and history, social and religious connection, classification and systematic position, conservation status and legal aspects, migration, identification and carbon dating, besides nursery and plantation technique, care and maintenance. Moreover, useful growing tips and landscape use have also been provided. Descriptors of 300 ornamental trees (vernacular and botanical names, morphological and floral characters) have been provided in a scientific manner along with 334 coloured images. Furthermore, garden enthusiasts and landscape professionals will find a comprehensive list of 850 ornamental trees useful for landscaping purposes.

At present there is no recent book on ornamental trees of India containing this kind of useful information. As a whole, this book will serve as a handbook on ornamental trees. Students of horticulture, especially floriculture and landscaping will consult this as a special reference book connected with their course curriculum. Nevertheless, professional horticulturists, landscape architects and amateur gardeners wilt find this book equally useful.

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