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Seed Ecophysiology of Temperate and Boreal Zone Forest Trees Robert E. Farmer

Seed Ecophysiology of Temperate and Boreal Zone Forest Trees

Robert E. Farmer

Published June 20th 1996
ISBN : 9781574440546
Hardcover
253 pages
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This book is perfect for any student of North American trees who is interested in the critical importance of seed production, dispersal and germination. Seed Ecophysiology is the first truly modern book solely devoted to seed reproduction of forestMoreThis book is perfect for any student of North American trees who is interested in the critical importance of seed production, dispersal and germination. Seed Ecophysiology is the first truly modern book solely devoted to seed reproduction of forest trees - from flowering to establishment, with emphasis on the interaction of environment with physiological process. The focus is upon seed function within natural settings and the application of information to natural regeneration of forests. Written in a breezy and humorous style, this is an easy-to-read, understandable book aimed at bringing important principles to the attention of anyone interested in the subject, along with in-depth coverage of the existing literature which is useful to both investigators and practitioners. For both professionals and lay readers, Seed Ecophysiology is well organized and permits the natural development of the theme. Coverage includes full explanations of seed production, dispersal and germination, as well as the integral roles played by water, temperature, light, chemicals, animals, pathogens, and aging. Abundantly illustrated.