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The Biology of Vines Hardcover – January 31, 1992

ISBN-13: 978-0521392501 ISBN-10: 0521392500

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  • Hardcover: 544 pages
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press (January 31, 1992)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0521392500
  • ISBN-13: 978-0521392501
  • Product Dimensions: 9.6 x 6.7 x 1.2 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 2.3 pounds (View shipping rates and policies)
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #5,205,640 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

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The Biology of Vines is a 1992 treatment of what was known about climbing plants, written by a group of experts and covering topics ranging from the biomechanics of twining to silvicultural methods for controlling vine infestations. Also included are detailed accounts of climbing plant evolution, stem anatomy and function, climbing mechanics, carbon and water relations, reproductive ecology, the role of vines in forest communities and their economic importance.

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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Carol_L_B on November 30, 2011
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For those who study Vines, Lianas, and other types of scandent plants, this book is really needed! It`s the Bible of scandent plants. Great book!
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