This book describes 187 species of wood in Madagascar that are or can be used for joinery, cabinet-making, timber or packaging:distribution map, botanical elements, physical and mechanical properties of the wood, natural durability, behaviour on drying and during processing and use and main uses. Audience: wood sector professionals and anyone seeking to find out more about the natural heritage of Madagascar.
TROPIX 7.0 presents the main characteristics of 245 tropical or temperate wood species. TROPIX allows multicriteria search using preselected search terms or similarity to a different species, and species comparisons based on one or two physical or mechanical properties.
This guide is not only aimed at forestry professionals but also the owners of public and private forests, shedding useful light on how to include an ecological approach in the sustainable development of their forests.
An overview of changes in Amazonia during the last half-century. An account of the second globalisation of Amazonia and its gradual integration into the national economies and societies of countries forming the Amazon Basin.
This book describes the most common species found in Guyana forests and the special technical features of marketed timber. An illustrated technical sheet accompanies all 66 construction elements.
This abundantly-illustrated guide addresses the various aspects of tropical wood conservation, from felling in natural or planted tropical forests to the final use for these species, in both tropical and temperate zones.