A Natural History of what trees are, how they live, and why they matter
Tudge, ColinPublisher: Crown, USA
Year Published: 2006 First Published: 2005
Pages: 460pp ISBN: 13-978-1-4000-5036-9
Library of Congress Number: QK475 T.83 2006 Dewey: 582.16--dc
Resource Type: Book
Table of Contents
List of Illustrations and Figures
Preface and Author's Note
I What Is a Tree ?
1. Trees in Mind: Simple Questions with Complicated Answers
2. Keeping Track
3. How Trees Became
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 Yucca and Bamboos: The Monocot Trees
8. Thoroughly Modern Broadleaves
9. From Oaks to Mangoes: The Glorious Inventory 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
Notes and Further Reading
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