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Author Stettler, R. F. (Reinhard Friedrich), 1929-

Title Cottonwood and the river of time [electronic resource] : on trees, evolution, and society / Reinhard F. Stettler.

Imprint Seattle : University of Washington Press, c2009.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe ProQuest E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description xiv, 301 p. : ill.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1: The tree and the river -- The tree -- The river -- Regeneration -- Water and nutrient relations -- Perpetuate and proliferate! -- 2: Variation and variability -- Clones -- Why sex? -- Password? -- Natural hybridization -- 3: From species to population to genes -- Common gardens -- Transplanted trees -- Getting closer to the genes -- Migrant trees -- Adaptation and its limits -- 4: Trees and society -- Changing rivers--changing landscapes -- The dawn of agriculture -- The farmer's trees -- From farmers' trees to tree farms -- Poplar--a model tree -- Tree genomics and beyond -- Between old growth and plantations -- The essence of trees -- Outlook.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Poplar -- Adaptation.
Poplar -- Evolution.
Poplar -- Genetics.
Trees -- Evolution.
Trees -- Economic aspects.
Human-plant relationships.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780295988801 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0295988800 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9780295800196 (e-book)

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