6 Best Books on Dendrology

We have compiled a list of the Best Reference Books on Dendrology, which are used by students of top universities, and colleges. This will help you choose the right book depending on if you are a beginner or an expert. Here is the complete list of Dendrology Books with their authors, publishers, and an unbiased review of them as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase them. If permissible, you can also download the free PDF books on Dendrology below.

1."The Cabaret of Plants: Botany and the Imagination" by Richard Mabey
“The Cabaret of Plants: Botany and the Imagination” Book Review: This book explores plant species from around the world in a way that goes beyond what we can imagine. It explains how to view plants in their natural habitat, using concepts like wooden manikins, the cults of trees, and myths of cultivation. The book talks about the different perspectives on plants from scientists to romantics, and covers topics like new lands, new visions, the Victorian plant theatre, and the real language of plants. It’s written in a way that blends science, art, cultural history, poetry, and personal experience. The book concludes with an epilogue, illustrations, and additional references.

2."Textbook of Dendrology" by S R Mishra
“Textbook of Dendrology” Book Review: This textbook is about dendrology, which is the study of trees. The latest edition was released in 2017, and it covers topics like pruning, tree leaves, photosynthesis, tree stem, and tree roots. It also talks about citrus trees, the importance of wood, and fruit trees. The book is written in easy-to-understand language and is helpful for both students and teachers. Each chapter has questions and exercises to help readers understand the concepts better and prepare for exams. This book is a valuable resource for learning about the fundamentals of dendrology.

3."Dendrology" by Books LLC
4."Harlow and Harrar's Textbook of Dendrology (Mcgraw-Hill Series in Forestry)" by James W Hardin and Donald J Leopold
“Harlow and Harrar’s Textbook of Dendrology (Mcgraw-Hill Series in Forestry)” Book Review: This textbook teaches about controlling the growth, composition, and quality of timber from North American trees. It covers topics like tree sizes, diseases, insect pests, and economic uses. The latest edition, which is the 8th, focuses on identifying 200 major forest trees with descriptions of their features, locations, and uses. The book uses range maps, tables, and illustrations to help readers learn the concepts easily. This resource is helpful for people who want to learn about the theoretical and practical aspects of timber production from North American trees.

5."The Company of Trees: A Year in a Lifetime’s Quest" by Thomas Pakenham
“The Company of Trees: A Year in a Lifetime’s Quest” Book Review: Written in a friendly and engaging style, this book makes the reader feel like they are joining the author on their journey. The book showcases stunning and colorful photographs and is divided into monthly chapters. It takes the reader on a tour of a 1,500-acre farm and parkland in Castlepollard, Co. Westmeath, England, as well as plant-hunting expeditions in Asia and South America. It describes exciting experiences like searching for seeds in the Himalayas and Patagonia, and visiting plantations dedicated to tree conservation. The book also provides helpful tips on garden design and landscaping, along with a discussion on the harmful diseases that affect forests. It concludes with a list of illustrations, a bibliography, and additional artwork.

6."”Dendrologie" by none
(Natuurhistorische Bibliotheek)” Landscape Dendrology (Second Edition/ Recommended Textbook for Landscape Major and Landscape Architecture Major at National Colleges and Universities)” author=”zang de kui”] “Landscape Dendrology” Book Review: This book is divided into three parts: introduction, general, and theory. The introduction and general parts provide a basic understanding of the theories discussed in the book, while the theory part covers common garden tree species in China. The book classifies gymnosperms and angiosperms based on the Zheng Wanjun and Croinquist systems, respectively. It’s recommended for Landscape Major and Landscape Architecture Major students at National Colleges and Universities. The book lists 78 species of gymnosperms, 32 genera, and 10 families, as well as 575 species of angiosperms, 287 genera, and 87 families. The book describes the plants based on their physical characteristics, distribution, habits, breeding methods, and use in landscape design.

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