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Conifers in Britain

Bernard Alwyn Jay

Conifers in Britain

an illustrated guide to identification.

by Bernard Alwyn Jay

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Published by A.&C. Black in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Conifers.,
    • Trees -- Great Britain.,
    • Trees -- Pictorial works.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 47.

      StatementWith a foreword by W. Dallimore and 136 photos by the author.
      GenrePictorial works.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK495.C75 J3
      The Physical Object
      Pagination47 p.
      Number of Pages47
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6142724M
      LC Control Number53028602
      OCLC/WorldCa4007234

      Book. In winter, when there are very few flowers around and most of our native plants have lost their leaves, it is a wonderful opportunity to focus our attention on the conifers – most of which are evergreen and still bear cones. We shall focus chiefly on those conifers that are most commonly found in Britain but, at the risk of.   Handy book of ornamental conifers of rhododendrons and other American flowering shrubs suitable for the climate and soils of Britain by Fraser, Hugh, botanist. Publication date Topics Conifers, Rhododendrons, Shrubs Publisher Edinburgh and London: W. Blackwood and sons.

        Coniferous trees are the most common type of what are known as gymnosperms: plants that produce seeds on the surface of cones. Collectively known as softwood trees, some have strong, tough wood while other conifer wood is soft and less fibrous. . A distinct subtype of the North American coniferous forest is the moist temperate coniferous forest, or coast forest, which is found along the west coast of North America eastward to the Rocky subtype is sometimes called temperate rain forest (see temperate forest), although this term is properly applied only to broad-leaved evergreen forests of the Southern Hemisphere.

        Few conifers are native to Britain, so most of the ones we grow in our gardens are exotic imports. If you live in the countryside, you should think carefully about which trees you plant, because Author: Ursula Buchan. These are completely different evolutionary tracks. So, this book is about different ways of being a tree, all the trees in the world in their different groups – trees without flowers, conifers, magnolia (which is a relatively primitive early tree), and so on. So, if you like trees, and lots of .


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Conifers in Britain by Bernard Alwyn Jay Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Gymnosperm Bookstore. In the course of developing the Gymnosperm Database, I have drawn on a wide array of information sources -- newspaper articles, articles from scientific journals, academic and popular books, historical materials, Internet data sources, e-mail from readers, conversation with conifer and cycad lovers (I'm afraid I have yet to meet a Gnetum nut), and personal field.

Conifers account for around one half (51%) of the UK woodland area, although this proportion varies from around one quarter (26%) in England to around three quarters (74%) in Scotland.

Britain's native tree flora comprises 32 species, of which 29 are broadleaves. Britain's industry and populace uses at least 50 million tonnes of timber a year.

Gardening with Conifers reveals the unexpected magic that conifers can bring to every garden and the many roles they can play in creating structure and balance for year-round visual interest and color.

Comprehensive in scope and lavishly illustrated, the book includes a directory of more than conifers and offers expert advice on: /5(54). Book Depository Books With Free Delivery Worldwide: DPReview Digital Photography: Goodreads Book reviews & recommendations: Home Services Handpicked Professionals Happiness Guarantee: IMDb Movies, TV & Celebrities: Kindle Direct Publishing Indie Digital Publishing Made Easy: Prime Now 2-Hour Delivery on Everyday Essentials: Shopbop Designer.

Group Dying of Conifers (Leaflets / Great Britain. Forestry Commission) Paperback – May 1, by Great Britain. Forestry Commission (Author) See all Conifers in Britain book and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Author: Great Britain. Forestry Commission. 18 rows  This page covers the conifers (class Pinopsida).For the background to this list see parent.

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Cover title: Conifer lachnids. Summary in French and German. Description: iv, 75 pages: illustrations. Gardening with Conifers reveals the unexpected magic that conifers can bring to every garden and the many roles they can play in creating structure and balance for year-round visual interest and color.

Comprehensive in scope and lavishly illustrated, the book includes a directory of more than conifers and offers expert advice on:4/4(2).

Two Deciduous Conifers Identification of two Deciduous Conifers with all images and text taken from the book Field Guide to the Trees of Britain and Europe published by Reed New Holland inauthor Alan Birkett and ISBN Conifers in Britain by B.

Alwyn Jay. Adam and Charles Black, London pp. This particular text book is an illustrated guide to the identification of conifer species with b&w photographs showing extremely close detail of the buds, leaves, and leaf scars. The close up. Handy book of ornamental conifers of rhododendrons and other American flowering shrubs suitable for the climate and soils of Britain, By.

Fraser, Hugh, botanist. Type. Book Material. Published material. Publication info. Edinburgh and London:W. Blackwood and sons, Subjects. The Biodiversity Heritage Library works collaboratively to make biodiversity literature openly available to the world as part of a global biodiversity community.

Numerous photographs taken by Jeff of conifers in the region as well as Mexico appear in the recently published two volume book, Conifers Around The World.

References: Farjon, A. A Handbook of the World’s Conifers. Leiden, The Netherlands, Brill. Debreczy, Zsolt, and Rácz, István. Conifers Around The World. Budapest, Hungary. In fact, Harold had authored in his own book, Dwarf Conifers, with an additional chapter on propagation by Edward Kemp, curator of the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.

One of the concerns among gardeners and nurserymen at that time was the rapidly increasing numbers of newly named conifer cultivars, especially dwarf and slow-growing forms. conifers are very suitable for timber production in the British Isles, and these kinds are now planted on a large scale.

Only these twelve, together with the three native kinds, are featured here, as a very much longer book would be needed to describe all the ornamental sorts. Except for the yew tree, which has its own family called the.

An across the board Conifer book dealing with the dwarf forms, semi dwarf forms, cultivated, species, subspecies and native forms will not be found. Some of the better books just on dwarf Conifers show less photos in them than there are on one hand. That is one reason why looking at various web sites such as and the Conifer Society.

This second edition, revised and updated, ofA Handbook of the World's Conifersis departing from this traditional approach in that it includes all the world's species of conifers, of which some occur in the tropics. It gives as much information about these and the Southern Hemisphere conifers as about the better known species, drawing on.

Red band needle blight is an economically important disease affecting a number of coniferous trees, in particular pines. The disease has a world-wide distribution but until recently it was mainly.

Handy book of ornamental conifers and of rhododendrons and other American flowering shrubs suitable for the climate and soils of Britain, (Edinburgh and London, W. Blackwood and sons, ), by Hugh Fraser (page images at HathiTrust).

A Natural History of Conifers is illustrated with a superb array of photographs, which are integrated into the text except for the decorative double-page spreads at the beginning of each section (which unfortunately lack captions).

There are also some excellent line drawings of both trees and details. Gardeners have embraced fashionable box, yew and holly in their droves, however most are extremely reluctant to plant a conifer. Perhaps it’s because of the the forty-foot high leylandii hedges that sprang up all over Britain in the s, which now mostly look like brown scruffs, but there are many well-behaved conifers that will shine, so try to put those light-blocking trees out of your mind.Conifers are trees with unique scale-like leaves or needles and their seed-bearing cones are easily recognised.

They are mostly evergreen and can grow into large, often very fast-growing trees, although there are many dwarf varieites, including many effective groundcover plants.

Many conifers make good hedges too. Yew is a conifer with small cones with a fleshly covering.