MANUAL OF WOODY LANDSCAPE PLANTS THEIR IDENTIFICATION ORNAMENTAL CHARACTERISTICS CULTURE PROPOGATION AND USES

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Manual Of Woody Landscape Plants

Author : Michael Dirr
ISBN : 1588748685
Genre : Gardening
File Size : 83.84 MB
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A reference guide to the identification and culture of over 1,800 species and over 10,000 cultivars of woody landscape plants. Includes nomenclature, bibliography, common name and scientific indexes.
Category: Gardening

Trees Iv

Author : Y. P. S. Bajaj
ISBN : 9783662106174
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 36.37 MB
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This volume presents twenty-four chapters on the biotechnology of trees and deals with the importance, distribution, conventional propagation, micropropagation, review of tissue culture studies, in vitro culture, and genetic manipulation of forest, fruit and ornamental trees, such as various species of Acrocomia, Ailanthus, Anacardium, Allocasuarina, Carya, Casuarina, Coffea, Cyphomandra, Fagus, Feijoa, Fraxinus, Gymnocladus, Leptospermum, Metroxylon, Oxydendrum, Paeonia, Paulownia, Pouteria, Psidium, Quercus. Included are also five chapters on gymnosperm trees, such as Abies fraseri, Cephalotaxus, Pinus durangensis, P. greggii, P. halepensis, P. pinea, and Tetraclinis articulata. Trees IV is a valuable reference book for scientists, teachers, and students of forestry, botany, genetics and horticulture, who are interested in tree biotechnology.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Landscape Restoration Handbook Second Edition

Author : Donald Harker
ISBN : 142004866X
Genre : Technology & Engineering
File Size : 44.42 MB
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Five years after the first edition of Landscape Restoration Handbook was published, its natural landscaping and ecological restoration techniques have become standard-and successful-practice throughout the nation. Now, the Landscape Restoration Handbook: Second Edition substantially widens the scope of the original work. Approximately 250 pages larger than the first edition, new and expanded chapters offer guidance on: Development of natural landscaping and ecological restoration programs Education, regional planning, and increased biological diversity Ecological communities species listings Scientific and common plant names associated with ecological communities Nurseries that propagate and sell native plants throughout the United States Naturalization has proven to be a "win-win" situation all around. Monetary costs that landowners are saving on maintenance and chemicals also translates to environmental benefits for the greater community. Landscape and golf course architects, urban planners, horticulturists, golf course superintendents and consultants have already put the Landscape Restoration Handbook to the test. Let the Second Edition bring you up-to-date on the numerous benefits of naturalization.
Category: Technology & Engineering

Plant Propagation Concepts And Laboratory Exercises Second Edition

Author : Caula A. Beyl
ISBN : 9781466503885
Genre : Science
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Includes a DVD Containing All Figures and Supplemental Images in PowerPoint This new edition of Plant Propagation Concepts and Laboratory Exercises presents a robust view of modern plant propagation practices such as vegetable grafting and micropropagation. Along with foundation knowledge in anatomy and plant physiology, the book takes a look into the future and how cutting edge research may impact plant propagation practices. The book emphasizes the principles of plant propagation applied in both temperate and tropical environments. In addition to presenting the fundamentals, the book features protocols and practices that students can apply in both laboratory and field experiences. The book shows readers how to choose the best methods for plant propagation including proper media and containers as well as performing techniques such as budding, cutting, layering, grafting, and cloning. It also discusses how to recognize and cope with various propagation challenges. Also included are concept chapters highlighting key information, laboratory exercises, anticipated laboratory results, stimulating questions, and a DVD containing all the figures in the book as well as some supplemental images.
Category: Science

Forest Plants Of The Southeast And Their Wildlife Uses

Author : James Howard Miller
ISBN : 0820327484
Genre : Nature
File Size : 82.55 MB
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This guide to common and unique plants found in forests of the Southeast thoroughly covers 330 species of forbs (herbaceous plants), grasses, vines, and shrubs, with a special emphasis on the plants role in wildlife sustenance. Packed with detailed color photographs, the book is a must-have for forest landowners, game and wildlife managers, biologists, outdoors enthusiasts, students--anyone with an interest in the intricate and often unexpected interrelationships between the flora and fauna of our regions forests. Features: Descriptions of native and nonnative (exotic or invasive) plants, including 330 species of forbs, in 180 genera: grasses, sedges, and rushes; woody vines and semiwoody plants; shrubs; palms and yucca; cane; cactus; ferns; and ground lichen 650 color photos Map of physiographic provinces 56 simple black-and-white drawings of flower parts, flower types, and inflorescences, leaf arrangements, leaf divisions, shapes, and margins, and parts of a grass plant Glossary Index of genera by family, index by wildlife species, and index of scientific and common names
Category: Nature

The Public Garden

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ISBN : CORNELL:31924079992420
Genre : Arboretums
File Size : 84.30 MB
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Category: Arboretums