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2 edition of Timbers of West Africa. found in the catalog.

Timbers of West Africa.

Timber Development Association.

Timbers of West Africa.

by Timber Development Association.

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  • 32 Currently reading

Published in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Africa, West.
    • Subjects:
    • Timber -- Africa, West.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 76.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSD528 .T5
      The Physical Object
      Pagination80 p.
      Number of Pages80
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6495597M
      LC Control Number46000786
      OCLC/WorldCa5758932

      Select ion of ou r books inde xed in the Boo k Ci tation I ndex. demand for timber and non-timber forest. West Africa has shown that different social and sociocultural categories know and. The Rainforests of West Africa by Claude Martin, Birkhauser Verlag, pp , DM86/SFr72 New books on the Amazon seem to come out every month, but a brief search in the library of the Oxford.

      Books shelved as west-africa: Things Fall Apart by Chinua Achebe, Half of a Yellow Sun by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, Purple Hibiscus by Chimamanda Ngozi A. The African continent is an immense area, densely wooded in many regions, with wide variations in climate. This diversity of habitat results in an extremely diverse population of tree species. Africa also happens to be home to some of the hardest types of wood in the world.

      African Woods From the outdoor-friendly Afrormosia, to the vibrant Zebrawood, African hardwoods display diversity in color, figure, as well as uses. Woodworkers will appreciate our extensive list of available woods below. Timber and West African civil wars. On 24 April , Dutch timber dealer, Guus van Kouwenhoven went on trial at the International Court of Justice, Hague, The Netherlands, on charges of war crimes against the people of Liberia. Also in the dock is Charles .


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Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ $ $ Paperback $ 2 Used from $ 1 New from $Author: B Alwyn Jay. Full details of over seventy West African timber varieties, including names, characteristics, seasoning, strength, durability, working qualities, uses and sizes.

We do not use stock photos, the picture displayed is of the actual book for sale. Timbers of West Africa. London [] (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: London Timber Development Association; Bernard Alwyn Jay.

Get this from a library. Commercial timbers of West Africa. [Edward S Ayensu; A L K Bentum] -- The xylem anatomy of 28 species of commercially and potentially commercial timbers of West Africa is described together with information pertaining to seasoning qualities, durability and working.

Timbers of West Africa by B Alwyn Jay and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Bibliography: p. 64 The xylem anatomy of 28 species of commercially and potentially commercial timbers of West Africa is described together with information pertaining to seasoning qualities, durability and working properties, as well as the uses of wood.

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For. Abstr. 7 (No. ).] Information on the distribution, properties and uses of about 70 W. African species arranged alphabetically under their British Standard names. Other names (botanical, vernacular and commercial) are listed for each species and included in the index.

A list is also given of timbers suitable for different purposes, classified under broad use headings. West Africa is a pioneer in both a good and a bad sense. This is reason enough to take a closer Iook at the history of moist tropical West Africa.

Until recently, no one really seemed to be interested in the rainforests except for a few specialists. Although the Timber Development Association Limited have published a booklet, Timbers of West Africa, which gives full details of the characteristics and uses of 72 different species of West African timber, all of which are of some commercial value, the Company today extracts in all only 20 species.

5 Authors Nwando Achebe: (pronounced: Wan-do Ah-chě-bě; [pronunciation key: ě as in pet]), the Jack and Margaret Sweet Endowed Professor of History, is an award-winning historian at Michigan State University. She is founding editor-in-chief of the Journal of West African History; member of the African Studies Associations (ASA) oard of Directors, and past co-convenor.

West Africa covers an area of about one-fifth of the continent, or 6, sq km. The northern part of the region is a semi-arid terrain, south of the Sahara Desert.

The southern part is covered by savannahs. The total population of West Africa exceeds million. The most populous country is Nigeria with million inhabitants ().

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At interplay throughout the book are the criss-crossing fibers of religion, slavery, caste, ethnicity, race, and gender, the. With all eyes on Ghana this week as the country hosts delegates from throughout West Africa for a meeting organized by the African Union (AU) and the Economic Community of West African States.

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Taylor, J. Chem. Soc.,Authors contributing to RSC publications (journal articles, books or book chapters) do not need to formally request permission to reproduce material contained. A HAND BOOK OF LESSER-KNOWN TIMBERS Grain Straight, sometimes wavy or interlocked Texture Medium to fine America, East and West Africa and the Carribean.

THE WOOD Colour Heartwood golden brown or dark brown occasionally with black streaks with a waxy feel, lustrous, sometimes with white. “Protecting Africa’s forest cover should be a matter of utmost importance actively driven by governments.

It is only political will that will save these forests especially because the demand for African timber by the Chinese is at an all-time high, and they will do anything to get it,” Dr Faizan added.Ayensu, Edward S. and Bentum, Albert. "Commercial Timbers of West Africa."Smithsonian Contributions to Botany.

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