Author(s): D.J. Boland
FOREST TREES OF AUSTRALIA (NEW 5TH ED), hardback. Peter says " FOREST TREES OF AUSTRALIA by Boland, Brooker, Chippendale, Hall, Hyland, Johnson, Kleinig, McDonald and Turner is now available again in its 5th edition. First published in 1957 it covers 300 of Australia' s most important indigenous forest trees. The text on the left hand page describes habitat, climate, botany, timber properties and uses, and any distinctive features. On the right hand page are a series of black and white photos showing a mature specimen, seedling, immature and mature leaves, bark, flower buds and seed capsules. Its coverage of the useful Eucalypts, how to grow or identify is excellent". "Forest Trees of Australia" is an essential reference for identifying native trees in this country. It describes and illustrates nearly 300 of our most important indigenous trees, selected because of their environmental significance, their importance to the timber industry, or because they are conspicuous in the landscape. This new edition includes 70 additional species and is fully updated throughout. New maps and photographs show us a wonderfully diverse range of forests, from mangrove swamps, monsoon regions and deserts, to alpine areas and majestic stands of temperate rainforests. Colour sections illustrate key identification features and major forest types. "Forest Trees of Australia" is an unsurpassed guide to identification for horticulturists, botanists, foresters, students, farmers, environmentalists and all those who are interested in our native trees. ISBN: 9780643069695 Title: FOREST TREES OF AUSTRALIA (NEW 5TH ED) Author: BOLAND, BROOKER ET AL Year: 2006 Format: HARD BACK Pages: 736 Dimension: 260mm X 192mm
Preface; Acknowledgements; About the Fifth Edition; Book structure - explanatory notes; Introduction; Species descriptons; Abbreviations; Glossary; illustrations of botanical terms used in the text; Selected references; Index.