A Handbook of Lesser Known Timbers

book This is a newly released handbook which may serve as an essential source of ready reference not only in timber trade/user sectors but also among the wood technologists in India and overseas.

The handbook describes 77 relatively less known timbers with colour illustrations including the well known teak timber displaying different types of teak with varied colour, grain and texture among different countries. Besides the hard copy, computer CD-ROM is also provided for the benefit of those who seek real images of wood figure (colour, grain, texture) and the contents can be browsed using Adobe Acrobat Reader in addition to navigation through suitability indices.

By Bhat KM, Thulasidas PK and Hussain KH (2008)

Kerala Forest Research Institute , Peechi, India, 180p.

Price: Rs. 500 (in India) ; US $ 50 (overseas) inclusive of postage charges. Place Order through the Librarian, Kerala Forest Research Institute , Peechi- 680 653, Kerala, India. E-mail: library@kfri.org

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