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Major Timber Trees of Guyana: Timber Characteristics and Utilisation

Series: Tropenbos Series Volume: 15

By: J Gérard, RB Miller and BJH Ter Welle

224 pages, 113 distribution maps, tabs

Tropenbos Foundation

Paperback | Dec 1996 | #60401 | ISBN: 9051130279
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About this book

This book is the third publication in a series of four concerning the approximately 100 most important timber species of the northern part of Guyana, the major area for the present forestry activities in Guyana. For each species, and in some cases, groups of similar species, the following data are provided: botanical names (genus, species, family, synonyms); international trade name and vernacular names; tree/bole description; wood description; technological characteristics (both physical and mechanical); processing (including kiln schedules); natural durabiliity and treatability; uses.

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