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The Big Book of Palms


Palm trees are capable of evoking the sensation of distant paradises— the reason why they are becoming increasingly appreciated and valued as decoration for gardens and open spaces. In our country they have been integrated into parks and squares in many cities. Besides being beautiful ornamental elements, they are grown for the artisanal industry of palm-production, and also for the collection of dates, especially in agricultural systems that have good water efficiency.
Palm trees will beautify the garden of a house in a very special way and will provide a cosy atmosphere.
In these pages, the author presents a comprehensive guide with over fifty records of the different species and all indications and advice necessary for cultivation and care; she also explains the morphological characteristics of palm trees, the distribution of its habitat around the world, the tasks necessary to cultivate them, and the different pests and diseases that can affect them.