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Acacia senegal and the Gum Arabic Trade: Monograph and Annotated Bibliography


Series: Tropical Forestry Papers Volume: 42

By: CW Fagg and GE Allison

261 pages, Tabs, col plates, maps, figs

Oxford Forestry Institute

Paperback | Dec 2004 | #153427 | ISBN: 0850741572
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This monograph covers the species Acacia senegal but also summarizes its biological and economic links to several related species that are significant producers of gum. The first section treats the taxonomy, genetics, reproductive biology, ecology and properties of A.senegal while the second and third sections provide fascinating accounts of the historical and modern trade in gum arabic.

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