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Timber Trees of Costa Rica / Arboles Maderables de Costa Rica: Ecology and Silviculture / Ecología y Silvicultura

By: Quírico Jiménez Madrigal (Author), Freddy Eduardo Rojas Rodríguez (Author), Victor Rojas Chacón (Author), Lucía Rodríguez Sánchez (Author)

358 pages, Col photos, b/w illus

INBio: the Costa Rican Biodiversity Institute

Paperback | Dec 2010 | Edition: 2 | #187796 | ISBN-13: 9789968927659
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NHBS Price: £74.99 $93/€87 approx

About this book

Language: Bilingual in English and Spanish

Covers 55 native species. For each there is a taxonomic description, a section on ecology, silviculture and a summary of the characteristics of the wood and its current uses. Each speices is accompanied by colour photographs, together with a drawing of the leaves, flowers or fruits.

Summary in Spanish:
Además, contiene información ecológica, como el tipo de bosque y suelo donde crece la especie; silvicultural, es decir todo lo relacionado con la recolección y viverización de la semillas y su uso potencial en plantaciones forestales; y una muy breve descripción de la madera y sus usos actuales. Cada especie está acompañada de fotografías a color y dibujos de hojas, flores o frutos con el fin de ayudar a su identificación.

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