Experimental timber preservation in South Africa

by H. B. Stephens

Publisher: The Governemnt Printing and Stationery Office in Pretoria

Written in English
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  • Wood -- Preservation.

Edition Notes

At head of title: Union of South Africa.

Statementby H. B. Stephens.
SeriesSouth Africa Forest Department -- no.11
ContributionsSouth Africa. Forest Department.
The Physical Object
Pagination16p. ;
Number of Pages16
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21313627M

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I have not attempted to cover the tropical zones of Central and South America as this would. Current harvesting and extraction methods in South Africa are discussed with reference to the data supplied by the first Forest Technical Survey in Anticipated developments during the s, with the likelihood of increased mechanisation and consequent changes in harvesting techniques, are listed.

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