Full-color photos. "Here is everything readers will ever desire to know about trees. Every imaginable aspect of the life of a tree is examined. Anatomy, physiology, reproduction, growth, and development are described using the best photos in botanical literature and succinct, lively captions. Each page is a delight to the eye. Of particular note is the coverage of tree diseases, including acid rain. An excellent reference, a valuable addition to any school or public library."--(starred) Science Books & Films.
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Photographs and text explore the anatomy and life cycle of trees, examining the different kinds of bark, seeds, and leaves, the commercial processing of trees to make lumber, and the creatures that live in trees.