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CITES and Timber: A Guide to CITES-Listed Tree Species

By: Madeleine Groves(Author), Catherine Rutherford(Author)

92 pages, colour photos, colour illustrations, colour maps, tables

Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Paperback | Jan 2016 | #227457 | ISBN-13: 9781842465929
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CITES and Timber covers the main timber species regulated by the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES). It provides information on the key issues regarding the implementation of the Convention for this important group of plants. Written for the non-expert, individual sections cover the species found in significant trade, with details on their distribution, uses, traded parts and derivatives, and scientific and common names. Additional sections cover timber identification and measurement, guidance on CITES documentation and key resources.

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Madeline Groves and Catherine Rutherford are both professional advisers on international trade and policy. They have co-authored several CITES books including CITES and Cycads, CITES and Cacti, and CITES and Timber.

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