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The Structural Biology of Palms

The Structural Biology of Palms( )
Author: Tomlinson, P. B.
ISBN:978-0-19-854572-9
Publication Date:Jun 1990
Publisher:Oxford University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $167.23
Book Description:

The family of palms (Palmae or Arecaceae) is of major economic importance, both on a large industrial scale and in peasant agriculture. The palms offer a unique challenge to botanists because of their frequently gigantic size and unusual mechanical properties; they are of interest to evolutionists who wish to know how such an unusual plant form could have evolved and to ecologists who wish to learn about the distinct adaptive features of palms. In thisbook

Book Details
Pages:496
Detailed Subjects: Nature / Plants / Trees
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.3 x 23.7 x 3.33 cm
Book Weight:0.894 Kilograms



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