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The Commercial Woods of Africa By Peter Phongphaew

The Commercial Woods of Africa
by Peter Phongphaew

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Profiles 90 African woods including a full-color photograph of each wood's grain and pattern, a list of botanical, commercial and vernacular names, a map indicating the tree's habitat in Africa, and descriptive text about the tree itself, the qualities of its wood such as density, bending strength, durability, shrinkage, and its.
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The Commercial Woods of Africa: A Descriptive Full-Colour Guide by Peter Phongphaew

Profiles 90 African woods including a full-color photograph of each wood's grain and pattern, a list of botanical, commercial and vernacular names, a map indicating the tree's habitat in Africa, and descriptive text about the tree itself, the qualities of its wood such as density, bending strength, durability, shrinkage, and its common uses and applications. Mathematical values detailing the wood's various physical properties such as density, durability, bending strength, and shrinkage are included. It is worthy of note that the author, Peter Phongphaew is committed to using the international timber industry as a means to enact and fund programmes that promote sustainable forestry, improve economic integration, and support scientific investigation in the developing world. This book will fill a vital gap for those who have a desire to learn more about African timbers, including descriptions of recently identified trees.

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GOR009968950
The Commercial Woods of Africa: A Descriptive Full-Colour Guide by Peter Phongphaew
Peter Phongphaew
Used - Very Good
Hardback
Stobart Davies Ltd
2003-11-30
208
0854420983
9780854420988
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