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Oak: Fine Timber in 100 Years

By: Jean Lamaire (Author), Bede Howell (Translated by)

176 pages, colour illustrations

Future Trees Trust

Paperback | Oct 2014 | #219343
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About this book

The guide to growing oak trees for quality timber is an English version of Jean Lemaire's Le Chene Autrement, translated from French by Bede Howell. Much-admired by oak growers across the world, Jean Lamaire's book is the outcome of 30 years research and explains how oak can be grown on a much shorter rotation than previously thought.

Its lavishly illustrated 176 full colour pages include exhaustive notes and silvicultural advice drawn from Jean Lamaire’s many years experience of growing superb quality oaks.

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Translator Bede Howell, former President of the Royal Forestry Society, is a Chartered Forester who has worked in French oak woods and sawmills and whose knowledge of oak and its silviculture in Britain is extensive.

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