With 38.6 megabytes and 135 pages on content this volume is one of the core necessities in the series.
It is available in many formats including this PDF ebook, a website, JPG image, HTML table, and a variety of searchable and sortable spreadsheets like Open Office Calc and Excel. A new set of abbreviations makes it handy to use the system in reviews or describing hybrid brewing styles or when blending your own beer. A set of suffix codes specify specific treatments like as (B) bourbon wood aging, (UN) unfiltered, and (BO) for bottle conditioned.
Cultivars of Woody Plants was created by taxonomist Larry Hatch to be the most complete catalog of tree, shrub, and vine varieties ever compiled. It's not just a compilation of names like so many websites. It has original research, cultivar histories, nomenclature notes, identification charts, detailed descriptions, and over 3000 high-resolution, digital images of 500-1200 pixels wide.