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Conifers of the World: The Complete Reference Hardcover – Nov 14 2009

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  • Hardcover: 744 pages
  • Publisher: Timber Press; First Edition edition (Nov. 14 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0881929743
  • ISBN-13: 978-0881929744
  • Product Dimensions: 22.4 x 4.8 x 28.6 cm
  • Shipping Weight: 2.1 Kg
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars 2 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #507,355 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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“A major new reference work that will become indispensable to botanists, naturalists, horticulturists, nursery staff, botanical garden staff, and plant collectors.” —Choice

“James E. Eckenwalder has not just written a book about trees, he has created an epic work that may well stand for years as the definitive source for information about conifers.” —North County Times

About the Author

James E. Eckenwalder is associate professor of plant systematics at the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at the University of Toronto, where he focuses on taxonomy, natural hybridization, and macroevolution. He graduated from Reed College in Portland, Oregon, and earned his doctorate from the University of California, Berkeley. His research, which has resulted in significant changes to conifer taxonomy, emphasizes the classification and evolution of vascular plants, especially trees. His interests include the theoretical and practical bases of plant classification, the tracing of evolutionary histories, the integration of different lines of taxonomic evidence into classifications, the most effective ways of incorporating taxonomically awkward organisms―especially hybrids and fossils―into classifications, and the testing of taxonomic hypotheses.


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