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4 Books found

Books

  • Resource and Market Projections for Forest Policy Development

    Resource and Market Projections for Forest Policy Development

    Long-range models that include product and resource detail are essential to meaningful analysis of both industry and resource sustainability. Taking this as its central argument, this book provides essential reading to anyone interested in projecting the future of either the forest products market and/or the forest resource conditions. It is aimed at policy makers, model builders, researchers and graduate students who are building or using ...

  • Big-Leaf Mahogany

    Big-Leaf Mahogany

    Big-Leaf Mahogany is the most important commercial timber species of the tropics. Current debate concerning whether to protect it as an endangered species has been hampered by the lack of complete, definitive scientific documentation. This book reports on vital research on the ecology of big-leaf mahogany, including genetic variations, regeneration, natural distribution patterns and the silvicutural and trade implications for the tree.

  • Physical and Related Properties of 145 Timbers

    Physical and Related Properties of 145 Timbers

    To obtain the best attainable end-use stability of a wooden product it is essential to have information on the movement and shrinkage that may be expected. In this context, it is essential when drying timber to choose an accurate drying schedule in relation to the shrinkage figures and the risk of deformation. Generally, many timber properties are closely related to the density and the nominal specific gravity. With the given detailed ...